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Fellows Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Fellow, from Middle English felagh, felaw late Old English feolaga ‘partner’, ‘shareholder’ (Old Norse félagi, from fé ‘fee’, ‘money’ + legja to lay down). In Middle English the term was used in the general sense of a companion or comrade, and the surname thus probably denoted a (fellow) member of a trade guild. Compare Fear 1.

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


Similar surnames: Fallows, Hallows, Bellow, Pellow, Kellow, Bellows, Bello, Ellers

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Fellows Family Origin

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Fellows Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Servant

    10%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fellows family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fellows. The most common Fellows occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Fellows's were Farmers.

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