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Powderly Name Meaning

Irish: probably a habitational name from Powerlough in County Meath.

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


Similar surnames: Cowdrey, Power, Lowery, Dowdey, Snoderly, Overly, Pomeroy, Powell

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Powderly Family Origin

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Powderly Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Boss

    3%

In 1880, the most common Powderly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Powderly's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Powderly family was Boss. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Powderly.

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