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Doswell Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from Dowdeswell in Gloucestershire, named from an Old English personal name Dogod + Old English wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

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Doswell Family Origin

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Doswell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%

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

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Doswell Historical Records

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Doswell Life Expectancy

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