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Origins of the Budwell surname

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About the Budwells

We have a total number of 132 records for people with the last name Budwell.

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Where do most Budwells live?

In 1921, most Budwells lived in East.

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Interesting facts about Budwells

How common is your surname?

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

We have 105 records for the Budwell surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Budwells most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Budwells.

What are the most common Budwell first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Budwells

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

Common Female occupations for Budwells in 1921


Cotton Winder


Elementary Day School Teacher


Formerley Stocking Framework Knitter


Framework Knitters Wife


Common Male occupations for Budwells in 1921


Stone Mason


Agricultural Farmer


Agricultural Labourer




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