Dowis Name Meaning

Probably a Scottish variant of Dawes.

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


Similar surnames: Dowie, Dowds, Downs, Kowis, Dobis, Donis, Dowe, Towns, Duris, Moris

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Dowis Family Origin

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Dowis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    77%
  • Keeping House

    23%

In 1880, the most common Dowis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 77% of Dowis's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dowis.

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Between 1957 and 2004, Dowis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dowis in 1957 was 27, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dowis

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