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Cowell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and Gloucestershire called Cowhill, from Old English cu ‘cow’ + hyll ‘hill’. possibly also an Americanized form of Polish, Jewish, and Sorbian Kowal.

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

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Cowell Family Origin

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Cowell Family Occupations

What did your Cowell ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowell. The most common Cowell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Cowell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cowell family was Carpenter.

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Cowell Historical Records

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Cowell Life Expectancy

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