Last name: STOCKWELL

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STOCKWELL : This last name is indexed 36,039 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

STOCKWELL : English:: 1: habitational name from any of various places called Stockwell including Stockwell in Lambeth (Surrey) and Stockwell in Cowley (Gloucestershire) from Old English stocc ‘tree trunk stump’ + wella ‘well spring stream’.2: perhaps sometimes in northern England a variant of Stockill a habitational name from Stockeld in Spofforth (Worth Yorkshire) and perhaps also Stockheld Grange in Barwick in Elmet (Yorkshire). The placenames derive from Old English stocc ‘tree trunk stump’ + helde ‘slope’.

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