Last name: SEWELL

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SEWELL : This last name is indexed 107,178 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SEWELL : English:: 1: from the Middle English personal name Siwal(d) Sewal(d) Old English Sigeweald from sige ‘victory’ + weald ‘rule(r)’ or the corresponding Old Norse Sigvaldr. This name later became thoroughly confused with Sewal(d) from Old English Sǣweald (see Sewall).2: habitational name from one or more places such as Sewell (Bedfordshire) Seawell (Northamptonshire) Sywell (Northamptonshire) Showell in Steeple Barton (Oxfordshire) Showell in Little Tew (Oxfordshire) or Sowell in Kentisbeare (Devon) all meaning ‘seven springs’ (Old English seofon + wella). Compare Seawell.

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