Mowles Family History

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Mowles Name Meaning

metronymic from Mule 3. patronymic from Mule 1 or 2 (the Middle English word being moul until replaced by Old French mule), or a metronymic from Mould.

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


Similar surnames: Knowles, Powles, Moles, Rowles, Cowles, Fowles, Morley, Mewes, Bowler

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Mowles Family Origin

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Mowles Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Boarding House

    14%
  • Coachman

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

In 1880, the most common Mowles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Mowles's were Farmers. Farmer, Boarding House and Coachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mowles. A less common occupation for the Mowles family was Keeping House.

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Mowles Historical Records

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Mowles Life Expectancy

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