Tewell Family History

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Tewell Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of North German Düwel, a nickname from Middle Low German duvel ‘devil’ (see Teufel).

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


Similar surnames: Ezell, Gesell, Tennell, Grewell, Tewalt, Sewell, Newell, Teselle

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Tewell Family Origin

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Tewell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    16%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tewell family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tewell. The most common Tewell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Tewell's were Farmers.

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Tewell Historical Records

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Tewell Life Expectancy

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