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Brownell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Brownell, for example in Yorkshire, Cheshire, and Staffordshire, from Old English brun ‘brown’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Browell, Cowell, Rowell, Bidwell, Crowell, Brunell, Trowell, Bromwell

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Brownell Family Origin

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Brownell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Miller

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brownell. The most common Brownell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 46% of Brownell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brownell family was Miller.

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Brownell Historical Records

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Brownell Life Expectancy

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