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Wiswell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wiswell in Lancashire, named from Old English wisc ‘marshy meadow’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Haswell, Caswell, Whitwell, Hipwell, Doswell, Sidwell, Bidwell

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Wiswell Family Origin

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Wiswell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Gen Lab

    33%
  • Wheel Wright

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wiswell family was Wheel Wright. The most common Wiswell occupation in the UK was Farmer. 33% of Wiswell's were Farmers. Farmer and Gen Lab were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wiswell.

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Wiswell Historical Records

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Wiswell Life Expectancy

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