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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 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stowell. The most common Stowell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Stowell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stowell family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Stowell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stowell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stowell 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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