Adwell Family History

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Adwell Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire called Adwell, named with the Old English personal name Eadda + wiella ‘stream’. variant of Atwell.

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


Similar surnames: Adell, Rowell, Kidwell, Elwell, Sewell, Ledwell, Haswell, Maxwell

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Adwell Family Origin

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Adwell Family Occupations

What did your Adwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Adwell. 30% of Adwell men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Adwell women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Adwell were Truck Driver and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Architect
    5%
  • Cook
    5%
  • Farmer
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Adwell Historical Records

What Adwell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Adwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adwell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 198 immigration records available for the last name Adwell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 569 military records available for the last name Adwell. For the veterans among your Adwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Adwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Adwell lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Adwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Adwell in 1955 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Adwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Adwell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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