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Cornwell Name Meaning

habitational name from Cornwell in Oxfordshire, named from Old English corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. variant of Cornwall.

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


Similar surnames: Cornell, Cordwell, Cornwall, Corwell, Bonwell, Cranwell, Cogswell

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Cornwell Family Origin

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Cornwell Family Occupations

What did your Cornwell ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farmer Son

    6%

In 1881, the most common Cornwell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 49% of Cornwell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cornwell family was Farmer Son. Farmer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cornwell.

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Cornwell Historical Records

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Cornwell Life Expectancy

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