Dowe Family History

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Dowe Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Dow.

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

Similar surnames: Dow, Lowe, Dawe, Done, Down, Dowse, Dove, Mow, Doe, Dowd

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Dowe Family Origin

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Dowe Family Occupations

What did your Dowe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dowe. 24% of Dowe men worked as a General Labourer and 84% of Dowe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dowe were Bread Baker and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Barman
  • Lorry Driver
  • Bread Baker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Shorthand Typist
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dowe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Dowe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dowe 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dowe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Dowe. For the veterans among your Dowe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dowe Life Expectancy

What is the average Dowe lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dowe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dowe in 1953 was 29, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dowe 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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