Dowdey Family History

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Dowdey Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Variant spelling of Scottish Dowdie, which is probably a variant of Irish Duddy.

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


Similar surnames: Dowey, Howey, Downey, Dowden, Dovey, Dowie, Dowe, Dowley, Dowdy

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Dowdey Family Origin

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Dowdey Family Occupations

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  • Charwoman

    50%
  • Labourer

    50%

In 1881, Charwoman and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dowdey. The most common Dowdey occupation in the UK was Charwoman. 50% of Dowdey's were Charwomans.

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Dowdey Historical Records

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Dowdey Life Expectancy

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