Dowda Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Dowd.

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

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Dowda Family Origin

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Dowda Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dowda. A less common occupation for the Dowda family was Laborer. The most common Dowda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Dowda's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Dowda | Data not to scale

Dowda Historical Records

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Dowda Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Dowda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Dowda in 1953 was 49, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dowda

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