Dowse Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Duce. In this spelling, the name has also been found in Ireland since the 14th century.

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


Similar surnames: Dowe, Rowse, Howse, Towse, Dohse, Douse, Doane, Doble, Royse, Dowdey

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Dowse Family Origin

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Dowse Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Clerk

    33%
  • M. Policeman

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dowse family was M. Policeman. The most common Dowse occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 33% of Dowse's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dowse.

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Dowse Historical Records

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Dowse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Dowse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1953. The average life expectancy for Dowse in 1953 was 100, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dowse

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