Dowlen Family History

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Dowlen Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Dowland.

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


Similar surnames: Dolen, Doten, Dowen, Downen, Doolen, Dowley, Dowden, Bowlen, Nowlen

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Dowlen Family Origin

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Dowlen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Book Agent

    5%
  • Cooper

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Book Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dowlen. A less common occupation for the Dowlen family was Cooper. The most common Dowlen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Dowlen's were Farmers.

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Dowlen Historical Records

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Dowlen Life Expectancy

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