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Dunwell Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle English dun ‘dark’ + wella ‘stream’, ‘spring’. from the Old English personal name Dunweald.

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


Similar surnames: Doswell, Bonwell, Bunnell, Gunnell, Banwell, Rundell, Burwell

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Dunwell Family Origin

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Dunwell Family Occupations

What did your Dunwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dunwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Dunwell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dunwell family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunwell.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • At Home

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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Dunwell Historical Records

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

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Dunwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Dunwell lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, Dunwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Dunwell in 1964 was 74, and 72 in 2004.

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United States

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