Last name: CROWELL

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CROWELL : This last name is indexed 50,122 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CROWELL : 1: English: habitational name from a lost place called Crowell in Spofforth (Yorkshire) or from a place in Oxfordshire named Crowell from Old English crāwe ‘crow’ + well(a) ‘spring stream’.2: Americanized form of German Grauel.3: Americanized form of Dutch Krouwel or Crouwel: from Middle Dutch crauwel ‘trident hook claw’ a metonymic occupational name for someone using this kind of tool or a topographic or habitational name referring to a house or inn named In de Crouwel (‘In the Trident Hook’) with such a device depicted on the signboard.

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