Origins of the McDowel surname

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    In 1921, most McDowels lived in south-west

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    Common jobs for Mcdowels

    Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

    Common female occupations for Mcdowels in 1921

    Cotton Mill Worker


    Domestic Servant




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    Common male occupations for Mcdowels in 1921

    Coal Miner


    Farm Servant


    Foundry Labourer


    Agricultural Labourer




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