Dowey Family History

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Dowey Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Duffy.

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

Similar surnames: Howey, Dowdey, Dovey, Doney, Dowe, Dowdy, Dowley, Dowty, Dobey, Cowey

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Dowey Family Origin

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Dowey Family Occupations

What did your Dowey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Regutistee Clerk was the top reported job for people in the CA named Dowey.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Regutistee Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dowey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Dowey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dowey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 943 immigration records available for the last name Dowey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 618 military records available for the last name Dowey. For the veterans among your Dowey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dowey Life Expectancy

What is the average Dowey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dowey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Dowey in 1962 was 61, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dowey 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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