Meaning and Origin of: Sewell
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First name origins & meanings:
- Old English : From the sea
- English : Seaward
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Last name origin & meaning:
- English : from the Middle English personal names Siwal(d) and Sewal(d), Old English Sigeweald and Sǣweald, composed of the elements sige ‘victory’ and sǣ ‘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’.