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Sowell Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): variant of Sewell.

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


Similar surnames: Nowell, Lowell, Jowell, Bowell, Rowell, Vowell, Sewell, Sorell

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Sowell Family Origin

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Sowell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sowell. The most common Sowell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Sowell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sowell family was Keeping House.

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Sowell Historical Records

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Sowell Life Expectancy

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