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Bidwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Bidwell, for example in Hertfordshire, from Old English byde(n) ‘tub’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Bridwell, Sidwell, Birdwell, Tidwell, Kidwell, Bagwell, Rodwell

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Bidwell Family Origin

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Bidwell Family Occupations

What did your Bidwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bidwell family was Cultivateur. The most common Bidwell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Bidwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bidwell.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Labourer

    22%
  • Cooper

    11%
  • Cultivateur

    11%

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Bidwell Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Bidwell ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Bidwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Bidwell lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Bidwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bidwell in 1944 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

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