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Origins of the Ottowell surname

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About the Ottowells

We have a total number of 306 records for people with the last name Ottowell.

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Where do most Ottowells live?

In 1921, most Ottowells lived in East Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Ottowells

How common is your surname?

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

We have 289 records for the Ottowell surname. The oldest one dates back to 1910.

Who were Ottowells most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Ottowell first names?

  • Samuel
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Ottowells

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

Common Female occupations for Ottowells in 1921
Dress Maker




Chambermaid Hydro




Coal Miners Wife Dressmaker


Common Male occupations for Ottowells in 1921
Coal Miner


Agricultural Labourer


Coal Miner Hewer


Boot Closer




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