First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bardwell

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

R is for rational, the way you think.

D is for direct, you get to the point

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

L is for love, your love of life!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bardwell

Leland Bardwell is a novelist, poet, and playwright. Leland was born in India.


Thomas was born in 1704. He passed away in 1767.



Sherman was born on August 17th, 1828. He breathed his last breath on October 23rd, 1900.


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Popularity of Bardwell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bardwell U.S.
  White 83.50% 64.26%
  African American 11.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bardwell

People with the last name Bardwell are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Bardwell

  • How Popular is the name Bardwell? As a last name Bardwell was the 10,812th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bardwell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bardwell is Friday, June 17th, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Bardwell? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bardwell. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bardwell: Your name in reverse order is Llewdrab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elbwrlad. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bardwell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,946 people with the last name Bardwell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bardwell? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Bardwell as their last name.

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