Dowsett Family History

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Dowsett Name Meaning

English: from a diminutive of Duce. Americanized spelling of French Doucet.

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


Similar surnames: Dossett, Fossett, Dowse, Corbett, Doggett, Gossett, Doucett, Dorsett

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Dowsett Family Origin

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Dowsett Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    2%
  • Gardener

    2%

In 1881, the most common Dowsett occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Dowsett's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dowsett. A less common occupation for the Dowsett family was Gardener.

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Dowsett Historical Records

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Dowsett Life Expectancy

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