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Cowell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and Gloucestershire called Cowhill, from Old English cu ‘cow’ + hyll ‘hill’. possibly also an Americanized form of Polish, Jewish, and Sorbian Kowal.

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


Similar surnames: Rowell, Colwell, Crowell, Howell, Cowgill, Covell, Bowell, Corwell

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Cowell Family Origin

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Cowell Family Occupations

What did your Cowell ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Cowell occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Cowell's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Cowell family was Farmer. Coal Miner, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowell.

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Cowell Historical Records

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Cowell Life Expectancy

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