Wivell Family History

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Wivell Name Meaning

English (Devon and Cornwall): according to Reaney a habitational name of Norman origin, from Gouville in Eure, France, recorded earlier as Wivilla, but possibly from the Old English personal name Wifel or the vocabulary word wifel ‘weevil’, ‘beetle’. Danish: habitational name from the place name Vivild.

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


Similar surnames: Wisell, Kidwell, Will, Bovell, Wiele, Levell, Well, Wiswell, Idell

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Wivell Family Origin

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Wivell Family Occupations

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  • Accountants Clerk

    6%
  • Charwoman

    6%
  • Farm 70 Acres

    6%
  • Farm Labourer

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wivell family was Farm Labourer. The most common Wivell occupation in the UK was Accountants Clerk. 6% of Wivell's were Accountants Clerks. Accountants Clerk, Charwoman and Farm 70 Acres were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wivell.

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Wivell Historical Records

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Wivell Life Expectancy

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