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Atwell Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English atte welle ‘by the spring or stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Adwell, Elwell, Sewell, Caswell, Stowell, Cantwell, Banwell, Haswell

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Atwell Family Origin

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Atwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farm Labourer

    28%
  • Servant

    9%
  • Agent

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Farm Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Atwell. A less common occupation for the Atwell family was Agent. The most common Atwell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Atwell's were Farmers.

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Atwell Historical Records

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Atwell Life Expectancy

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