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Dowsett Name Meaning

English: from a diminutive of Duce. Americanized spelling of French Doucet.

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


Similar surnames: Dossett, Fossett, Dowse, Corbett, Doggett, Gossett, Doucett, Dorsett

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Dowsett Family Origin

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Dowsett Family Occupations

What did your Dowsett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dowsett. The most common Dowsett occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 40% of Dowsett's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Dowsett family was Labour.

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  • Carpenter

    40%
  • Farmer

    40%
  • Labour

    20%

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

Dowsett Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Dowsett ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Dowsett Life Expectancy

What is the average Dowsett lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, Dowsett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dowsett in 1951 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dowsett 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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