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 Dewell

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

L is for loyalty, that you show.

L is for life, that you live so well.

Notable Persons Named Dewell

Dewell Brewer is a football player. Dewell was born on May 22nd, 1970 in Lawton, Oklahoma.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dewell

Bill Dewell was a football player. Bill was born on January 2nd, 1917 in Concordia, Kansas. He died on January 19th, 2000.


James was born on September 3rd, 1837. He died on April 19th, 1906.


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Popularity of Dewell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dewell U.S.
  White 94.05% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.85% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dewell

People with the last name Dewell are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dewell

  • How Popular is the name Dewell? Dewell is the 26,497th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dewell was the 37,792nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dewell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 206 babies born with the first name Dewell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dewell to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dewell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dewell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dewell is Saturday, December 24th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Dewell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dewell was in 1922 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Random Dewell Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dewell is not a popular baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Dewell: Your name in reverse order is Llewed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dlewel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dewell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 588 people with the last name Dewell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dewell? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dewell as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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