Mowatt Family History

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Mowatt Name Meaning

from a medieval female personal name, Mohaut, a variant of Mau(l)d (see Mould). occupational name for an official in charge of communal pasture land, Middle English moward, maward, from Old English mawe ‘meadow’ + weard ‘guardian’ (see Ward 1). habitational name from any of various places in northern France called Mon(t)haut, from Old French mont ‘hill’ (see Mont 1) + haut ‘high’ (Latin altus).

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


Similar surnames: Morant, Mott, Mount, Motte, Myatt, Moat, Mowat, Rowett, Matt, Howard

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Mowatt Family Origin

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Mowatt Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    7%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Joiner

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Fisherman, Annuitant and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mowatt. A less common occupation for the Mowatt family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Mowatt occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 7% of Mowatt's were Fishermans.

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Mowatt Historical Records

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Mowatt Life Expectancy

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Famous Mowatt Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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