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Sowell Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): variant of Sewell.

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


Similar surnames: Nowell, Lowell, Jowell, Bowell, Rowell, Vowell, Sewell, Sorell

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Sowell Family Origin

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Sowell Family Occupations

What did your Sowell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sowell. The most common Sowell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Sowell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sowell family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Sowell Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Sowell ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Sowell Life Expectancy

What is the average Sowell lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Sowell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Sowell in 1944 was 40, and 71 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sowell 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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