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Sowell Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): variant of Sewell.

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


Similar surnames: Nowell, Lowell, Jowell, Bowell, Rowell, Vowell, Sewell, Sorell

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Sowell Family Origin

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Sowell Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Engine Driver

    13%
  • Farm (Lab)

    13%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Blacksmith and Engine Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sowell. A less common occupation for the Sowell family was Farm (Lab). The most common Sowell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Sowell's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Sowell Historical Records

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Sowell Life Expectancy

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