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Fretwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a minor place in West Yorkshire, where the surname is commonest, probably so called from Old English freht ‘augury’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Fritwell in Oxfordshire is of the same derivation, but appears not to have contributed to the surname.

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

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Fretwell Family Origin

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Fretwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Laborer

    25%

In 1881, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fretwell. The most common Fretwell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 75% of Fretwell's were Farmers.

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Fretwell Life Expectancy

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