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Showell Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): from Middle English schovel ‘shovel’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of shovels, or for someone who regularly used a shovel in his work.

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


Similar surnames: Howell, Stowell, Mowell, Shotwell, Sewell, Shadwell, Crowell, Ashwell

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Showell Family Origin

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Showell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Showell. A less common occupation for the Showell family was Laborer. The most common Showell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Showell's were Farmers.

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Showell Historical Records

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Showell Life Expectancy

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