Dowlen Family History

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Dowlen Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Dowland.

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


Similar surnames: Dolen, Doten, Dowen, Downen, Doolen, Dowley, Dowden, Bowlen, Nowlen

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Dowlen Family Origin

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Dowlen Family Occupations

What did your Dowlen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dowlen occupation in Canada was Fam Dentist. 100% of Dowlen's were Fam Dentists.

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  • Fam Dentist

    100%

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Dowlen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dowlen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dowlen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dowlen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dowlen. For the veterans among your Dowlen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dowlen Life Expectancy

What is the average Dowlen lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Dowlen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Dowlen in 1942 was 42, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dowlen 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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