Cordwell Family History

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Cordwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cordwell in Derbyshire or from either of two places called Cauldwell, in Derbyshire and Bedfordshire; all are named with Old English cauld ‘cold’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Cornwell, Caldwell, Colwell, Carswell, Chadwell, Bardwell, Rodwell

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Cordwell Family Origin

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Cordwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Carpenter & Builder

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Cordwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Cordwell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cordwell family was Carpenter & Builder. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cordwell.

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Cordwell Historical Records

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Cordwell Life Expectancy

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