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Banwell Name Meaning

English (Somerset): habitational name from Banwell in Somerset, named from Old English bana ‘killer’ + wella ‘stream’, ‘spring’. Irish (of Norman origin): variant of Banville or Bonfield.

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


Similar surnames: Bonwell, Bagwell, Barnwell, Caswell, Bradwell, Bramwell, Boxwell

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Banwell Family Origin

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Banwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Far Labourer

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%

In 1881, the most common Banwell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Banwell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Banwell family was Labourer. Farmer and Far Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Banwell.

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Banwell Historical Records

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Banwell Life Expectancy

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