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Origins of the Atwell surname

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About the Atwells

We have a total number of 7500 records for people with the last name Atwell.

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Where do most Atwells live?

In 1921, most Atwells lived in South West.


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Interesting facts about Atwells

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 5,810 records for the Atwell surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Atwells most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Atwell first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Atwells

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Atwells in 1921
Dressmaker

29

Laundress

25

Domestic Servant

18

House Servant

14

Servant

13

Common Male occupations for Atwells in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

38

General Labourer

25

Butcher

22

Baker

21

Bricklayer

19

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