Vowell Family History

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Vowell Name Meaning

English variant of Fowle.

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

Similar surnames: Vowels, Rowell, Nowell, Bowell, Jowell, Lowell, Sowell, Sorell

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Vowell Family Origin

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Vowell Family Occupations

What did your Vowell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Vowell. 6% of Vowell men worked as a Bricklayer and 45% of Vowell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vowell were Angle Iron Smithshipyard and Bag Maker (carrier Boy)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • Grease Boiler Man
  • Aero Fitter Engine tester
  • Angle Iron Smithshipyard

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Artist
  • Assistant Nurse
  • Bag Maker (carrier Boy)

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Vowell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Vowell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vowell 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 455 immigration records available for the last name Vowell. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Vowell. For the veterans among your Vowell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vowell Life Expectancy

What is the average Vowell lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Vowell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Vowell in 1954 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vowell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vowell 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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