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Stowell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Gloucestershire, Somerset, and Wiltshire, so named from Old English stan ‘stone’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Crowell, Stockwell, Stowe, Sidwell, Sewell, Trowell, Howell, Cowell

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Stowell Family Origin

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Stowell Family Occupations

What did your Stowell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stowell. 17% of Stowell men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Stowell women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stowell were Truck Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    11%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Housework
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Stowell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 56,000 census records available for the last name Stowell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stowell 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Stowell. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Stowell. For the veterans among your Stowell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stowell Life Expectancy

What is the average Stowell lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Stowell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Stowell in 1941 was 74, and 76 in 2004.

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