Dowley Family History

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Dowley Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Dooley.

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

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Dowley Family Origin

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Dowley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeps House

    7%

In 1880, the most common Dowley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Dowley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dowley family was Keeps House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dowley.

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Dowley Historical Records

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Dowley Life Expectancy

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