Macdowell Family History

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Macdowell Name Meaning

Irish: see McDowell.

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

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Macdowell Family Origin

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Macdowell Family Occupations

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  • Apiarian

    14%
  • Collector

    14%
  • Lawyer

    14%
  • Rockmason

    14%

In 1880, Apiarian, Collector and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Macdowell. A less common occupation for the Macdowell family was Rockmason. The most common Macdowell occupation in the USA was Apiarian. 14% of Macdowell's were Apiarians.

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Macdowell Historical Records

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Macdowell Life Expectancy

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