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Mdowall Family History

Mdowall Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Mcdowall, Dowdall, Mcdowell, Mowell, Kowall, Dowell, Wall, Doll, Moll

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Where is the Mdowall family from?

You can see how Mdowall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mdowall family name was found in Scotland between 1841 and 1851. The most Mdowall families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1841 there were 2 Mdowall families living in Wigtownshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Mdowall's in Scotland. Wigtownshire had the highest population of Mdowall families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mdowall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 81 census records available for the last name Mdowall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mdowall census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 10 immigration records available for the last name Mdowall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2 military records available for the last name Mdowall. For the veterans among your Mdowall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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