Wadell Family History

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Wadell Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Waddell. Variant spelling of German Wadel. Swedish: ornamental or topographic name from vad ‘ford’ + the common surname suffix -ell.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Widell, Adell, Bodell, Rydell, Waddell, Wall, Rudell, Randell

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Wadell Family Origin

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Wadell Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Charwoman

    14%
  • Cotton Weaver

    14%
  • Decorator (Painter)

    14%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Charwoman and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wadell. A less common occupation for the Wadell family was Decorator (Painter). The most common Wadell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Wadell's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Wadell Historical Records

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Wadell Life Expectancy

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