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Mcdowall Family Origin

Where is the Mcdowall family from?

Mcdowall Family Occupations

What did your Mcdowall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mcdowall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Mcdowall's were Farmers. Farmer, Works In Hat Factory and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcdowall. A less common occupation for the Mcdowall family was Banker.

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  • Farmer

  • Works In Hat Factory

  • Keeping House

  • Banker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mcdowall ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mcdowall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcdowall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcdowall census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mcdowall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcdowall. For the veterans among your Mcdowall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcdowall Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcdowall lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mcdowall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mcdowall in 1959 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcdowall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcdowall ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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