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Where is the Dowty family from?
You can see how Dowty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dowty family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dowty families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Dowty families living in North Carolina. This was about 41% of all the recorded Dowty's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Dowty families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dowty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dowty. 39% of Dowty men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Dowty women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dowty were Clerk and Saleslady. .