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Dowdy Family Origin

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Dowdy Family Occupations

What did your Dowdy ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dowdy ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Merchant

    50%
  • Sawyer

    50%

In 1881, Merchant and Sawyer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dowdy. The most common Dowdy occupation in Canada was Merchant. 50% of Dowdy's were Merchants.

Source: Census data for Dowdy | Data not to scale

Dowdy Historical Records

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Dowdy Life Expectancy

What is the average Dowdy lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dowdy ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Dowdy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dowdy in 1945 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dowdy

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