O'dowd Family History

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O'dowd Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht and Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhda ‘descendant of Dubhda’ (see Dowd).

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


Similar surnames: Dowd, O'dea, Ormond, O'dean, O'day, Dodd, Bow, Dowie, Mcdow, Dowdy

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O'dowd Family Origin

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O'dowd Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    7%
  • Blacksmith Tarrier

    7%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    7%
  • Brush Manufacturer

    7%

In 1881, the most common O'dowd occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 7% of O'dowd's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Blacksmith Tarrier and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'dowd. A less common occupation for the O'dowd family was Brush Manufacturer.

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O'dowd Historical Records

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O'dowd Life Expectancy

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