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Dowler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of dowels and similar objects, from an agent derivative of Middle English dowle ‘dowel’, ‘headless peg’, ‘bolt’.

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


Similar surnames: Bowler, Dower, Fowler, Dobler, Bowker, Downer, Ohler, Cobler, Doner

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Dowler Family Origin

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Dowler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dowler. A less common occupation for the Dowler family was Carpenter. The most common Dowler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Dowler's were Farmers.

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Dowler Historical Records

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Dowler Life Expectancy

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