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Dowtin Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an Anglicized form of French Dautin, a patronymic from the personal name Autin.

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


Similar surnames: Dustin, Downing, Dorin, Totin, Dowden, Dobkin, Boltin, Boutin, Dobrin

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Dowtin Family Origin

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Dowtin Family Occupations

What did your Dowtin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dowtin. The most common Dowtin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Dowtin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dowtin family was Farms.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farm Laborer

    21%
  • Farm Labor

    16%
  • Farms

    5%

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Dowtin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dowtin Life Expectancy

What is the average Dowtin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Dowtin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dowtin in 1958 was 59, and 95 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dowtin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dowtin 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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