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Origins of the Vowles surname

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About the Vowleses

We have a total number of 17151 records for people with the last name Vowles.

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Where do most Vowleses live?

In 1921, most Vowleses lived in South West.


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Interesting facts about Vowleses

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 15,700 records for the Vowles surname. The oldest one dates back to 1832.

Who were Vowleses most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Williamses

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What are the most common Vowles first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Vowleses

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

Common Female occupations for Vowleses in 1921
Dressmaker

56

Laundress

44

General Servant Domestic

42

Domestic Servant

40

Farmers Daughter

35

Common Male occupations for Vowleses in 1921
Farmer

98

Agricultural Labourer

79

General Labourer

68

Farm Labourer

62

Carpenter

47

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