Dowsett Family History

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Dowsett Name Meaning

English: from a diminutive of Duce. Americanized spelling of French Doucet.

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

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Dowsett Family Origin

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Dowsett Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    13%
  • Freight Conduct

    13%
  • House Keeper

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dowsett family was Keeping House. Butcher, Freight Conduct and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dowsett. The most common Dowsett occupation in the USA was Butcher. 13% of Dowsett's were Butchers.

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Dowsett Historical Records

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Dowsett Life Expectancy

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