Submitted Surname Revision History

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10/9/2016, 10:09 PM LMS
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3/26/2015, 12:27 PM Frollein Gladys move from given name to surname
10/28/2006, 10:39 PM Susannah Skye

Name Sewell
Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. SOOWEL
Other Forms FormsSule, Soule
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

English from the Middle English personal names Siwal(d) and Sewal(d), Old English Sigeweald and Seweald, composed of the elements sige ‘victory’ and se ‘sea’ + weald ‘rule’.
English habitational name from Sewell in Bedfordshire, Showell in Oxfordshire, or Seawell or Sywell in Northamptonshire, all of which are named from Old English seofon ‘seven’ + wella ‘spring’.
Added 10/28/2006 by Susannah Skye