Mowell Family History

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Mowell Name Meaning

English: from Middle English moul, an older form of mule ‘mule’, which was altered under Norman French influence (see Mule). This would have been a nickname for a stubborn person or a metonymic occupational name for a driver of pack animals.

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


Similar surnames: Bowell, Cowell, Howell, Monell, Powell, Showell, Gowell, Rowell

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Mowell Family Origin

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Mowell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Book Keeper

    17%
  • Clerk In Store

    17%
  • Farming

    17%

In 1880, Farmer, Book Keeper and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mowell. The most common Mowell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Mowell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mowell family was Farming.

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Mowell Life Expectancy

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