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The nationality of Dowles is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Dowles may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).

Dowles Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Dowles come may come from a profession, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many western names like Dowles are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Dowles were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Dowles. Last names like Dowles change in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages over generations. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Dowles family name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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