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Treadwell Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): metonymic occupational name for a fuller, from Middle English tred(en) ‘to tread’ + well ‘well’. Fulling was the process by which newly woven cloth was cleaned and shrunk by the use of heat, water, and pressure (from treading) before finally being stretched and laid out to dry on tenter hooks.

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


Similar surnames: Threadgill, Treadway, Broadwell, Bradwell, Greenwell, Rodwell

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Treadwell Family Origin

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Treadwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Block & Spar Maker

    10%
  • Barrister

    5%
  • Dressmaker

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Treadwell family was Dressmaker. Farmer, Block & Spar Maker and Barrister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Treadwell. The most common Treadwell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 55% of Treadwell's were Farmers.

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Treadwell Historical Records

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Treadwell Life Expectancy

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