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Cowell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and Gloucestershire called Cowhill, from Old English cu ‘cow’ + hyll ‘hill’. possibly also an Americanized form of Polish, Jewish, and Sorbian Kowal.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rowell, Colwell, Crowell, Howell, Cowgill, Covell, Bowell, Corwell

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Cowell Family Origin

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Cowell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farmer Son

    7%
  • Labourer

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cowell family was Labourer. Farmer, Laborer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowell. The most common Cowell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 52% of Cowell's were Farmers.

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Cowell Historical Records

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Cowell Life Expectancy

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