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Origins of the Carwell surname

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About the Carwells

We have a total number of 1695 records for people with the last name Carwell.

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Where do most Carwells live?

In 1921, most Carwells lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Carwells

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,340 records for the Carwell surname. The oldest one dates back to 1890.

Who were Carwells most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Carwells.

What are the most common Carwell first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Carwells

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

Common Female occupations for Carwells in 1921


House Servant








Common Male occupations for Carwells in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Coal Miner






Farm Labourer


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