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Kowall Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): occupational name for a blacksmith, from Sorbian and Polish kowal.

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


Similar surnames: Kowal, Kowalke, Cowell, Kall, Koral, Kobal, Korell, Koval, Koll, Wall

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Kowall Family Origin

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Kowall Family Occupations

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Kowall Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Kowall Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kowall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kowall in 1961 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

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