Fowle Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone who resembled a bird, in part representing a Middle English continuation of the Old English personal name Fugol, meaning ‘bird’, originally a byname, or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a fowler. Americanized spelling of German Faul.

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


Similar surnames: Fowler, Noble, Foyle, Howle, Bowler, Sole, Towse, Hole, Folley, Folse

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Fowle Family Origin

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Fowle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Fisherman

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fowle. A less common occupation for the Fowle family was Fisherman. The most common Fowle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Fowle's were Farmers.

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Fowle Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Fowle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fowle in 1961 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fowle

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