Jowell Family History

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Jowell Name Meaning

English: variant of Jewell.

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

Similar surnames: Lowell, Rowell, Nowell, Vowell, Bowell, Sowell, Powell, Towell

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Jowell Family Origin

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Jowell Family Occupations

What did your Jowell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Jowell occupation in the UK was (School) Teacher. 9% of Jowell's were (School) Teachers. (School) Teacher, Cotton Warp Dresser and Embroiderer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jowell. A less common occupation for the Jowell family was Factory Hand (Tex).

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  • (School) Teacher

  • Cotton Warp Dresser

  • Embroiderer

  • Factory Hand (Tex)


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

Jowell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Jowell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jowell 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 569 immigration records available for the last name Jowell. 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 392 military records available for the last name Jowell. For the veterans among your Jowell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jowell Life Expectancy

What is the average Jowell lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Jowell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Jowell in 1947 was 52, and 46 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jowell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jowell 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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