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Type Surname
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. BED-well  [key]
Other Forms FormsBidwell, Bodwell

Meaning & History

Derived from the town of Bidwell, Hertfordshire, England, from Old English words "Byde", which meant tub, and "Well", meaning fountain or spring. The surname is classified as a habitational name. The name Bedwell is most common in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, England, and the state of Indiana in the USA.
Added 8/15/2021 by KaylahBedwell_1
Edited 2/10/2022 by KaylahBedwell_1