Dowdell Family History

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Dowdell Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant of Dowdall.

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


Similar surnames: Dowdall, Dowdey, Dorrell, Rowell, Vowell, Nowell, Jowell, Dowdle

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Dowdell Family Origin

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Dowdell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Brush Maker

    11%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%

In 1881, the most common Dowdell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Dowdell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dowdell family was Cigar Maker. Farmer, Brush Maker and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dowdell.

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Dowdell Historical Records

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Dowdell Life Expectancy

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