McDowell heads of household in 1901 census


DEDs and surname occurences

Antrim: Aghagallon: 3
Antrim: Ahoghill: 4
Antrim: Antrim Rural: 6
Antrim: Antrim Urban: 2
Antrim: Ardclinis: 1
Antrim: Armoy: 1
Antrim: Ballycastle: 1
Antrim: Ballyclare: 3
Antrim: Ballyclug: 1
Antrim: Ballylinney: 4
Antrim: Ballymena and Town and Urban District of Ballymena: 9
Antrim: Ballymoney: 1
Antrim: Ballymoney (Urban) and Ballymoney Urban District: 4
Antrim: Ballynadrentagh: 1
Antrim: Ballynure: 1
Antrim: Ballyscullion: 4
Antrim: Benvarden: 1
Antrim: Bushmills: 1
Antrim: Carnmoney: 1
Antrim: Carrickfergus: 10
Antrim: Carrickfergus Rural: 12
Antrim: Clifton: 22
Antrim: Clifton Ward: 2
Antrim: Clifton Ward, Belfast: 6
Antrim: Clohogue: 14
Antrim: Connor: 3
Antrim: Court Ward: 13
Antrim: Cromac: 11
Antrim: Derryaghey: 2
Antrim: Dervock: 1
Antrim: Dock Ward: 11
Antrim: Drumanaway: 2
Antrim: Duncairn Ward: 21
Antrim: Duncairn Ward, Belfast: 4
Antrim: Dundesert: 1
Antrim: Dunminning: 1
Antrim: Enagh: 2
Antrim: Falls: 1
Antrim: Falls Ward: 1
Antrim: Galgorm: 2
Antrim: Glenarm: 4
Antrim: Glynn: 5
Antrim: Islandkelly: 3
Antrim: Kells: 4
Antrim: Kilbride: 1
Antrim: Killagan: 2
Antrim: Kilwaughter: 4
Antrim: Kirkinriola: 5
Antrim: Larne: 10
Antrim: Legatirriff: 2
Antrim: Lisburn: 8
Antrim: Raboo: 9
Antrim: Ramoan: 1
Antrim: Randalstown: 2
Antrim: Seacon: 1
Antrim: Shankhill: 27
Antrim: Sharvogues: 1
Antrim: Shilvodan: 1
Antrim: Smithfield: 1
Antrim: St. Anne's: 10
Antrim: St. Anne's Ward: 6
Antrim: St. George's Ward Belfast: 7
Antrim: Stranocum: 1
Antrim: Templecorran: 2
Antrim: The Vow: 3
Antrim: Toome Upper: 2
Antrim: Whitehouse: 4
Antrim: Windsor: 2
Antrim: Windsor Ward: 5
Antrim: Woodvale Ward: 17
Armagh: Armagh Rural: 1
Armagh: Armagh Town: 1
Armagh: Armahagrue: 1
Armagh: Ballysheil: 1
Armagh: Carrowbrack: 2
Armagh: Cornakinnegar: 3
Armagh: Crossmore: 1
Armagh: Drumcree: 1
Armagh: Kernan: 6
Armagh: Killymann: 1
Armagh: Kilmore: 1
Armagh: Loughgall: 2
Armagh: Lurgan Rural: 1
Armagh: Lurgan Urban: 14
Armagh: Markethill: 4
Armagh: Montiaghs: 4
Armagh: Mountnorris: 4
Armagh: Portadown Urban: 3
Armagh: Poyntzpass: 2
Armagh: Tandragee Rural: 1
Armagh: Tullyhappy: 1
Cavan: Bellananagh: 2
Cavan: Castlerahan: 1
Cavan: Cavan: 2
Cavan: Cootehill: 1
Cavan: Coroneary: 1
Cavan: Crossdoney: 2
Cavan: Drumlumman: 1
Cavan: Drung: 1
Cavan: Graddum: 1
Cavan: Killykeen: 2
Cavan: Springfield: 4
Clare: Ennistymon: 1
Clare: Feakle: 1
Cork: Bishopstown: 1
Cork: Cloyne: 1
Donegal: Burt: 2
Donegal: Carrowkeel: 1
Donegal: Clonleigh South: 1
Donegal: Dunfanaghy: 1
Donegal: Kincraigy: 1
Donegal: Letterkenny Town: 1
Donegal: Moville: 3
Down: : 5
Down: Annaclone: 1
Down: Ardkeen: 1
Down: Ards Upper: 3
Down: Balloolymore: 1
Down: Ballybrick: 3
Down: Ballycross: 8
Down: Ballykeel: 3
Down: Ballymaglaff: 6
Down: Ballynahinch: 8
Down: Ballywalter: 4
Down: Banbridge Rural: 3
Down: Bangor: 9
Down: Breda: 2
Down: Bryansford: 1
Down: Carrowdore: 5
Down: Castlereagh: 4
Down: Comber: 7
Down: Crossgar: 1
Down: Donacloney: 4
Down: Dromara: 1
Down: Dromore Rural: 2
Down: Dromore Urban: 3
Down: Drumbo: 3
Down: Dundonald: 1
Down: Dundrum: 2
Down: East Urban (Banbridge): 1
Down: Gilford: 4
Down: Glassdrummon: 1
Down: Glen: 1
Down: Holywood: 5
Down: Inch: 1
Down: Kilkeel: 2
Down: Killaney: 1
Down: Killyleagh: 1
Down: Kilmore: 4
Down: Kircubbin: 2
Down: Leggygowan: 1
Down: Maghera: 1
Down: Magheralin: 1
Down: Magherally: 2
Down: Moira: 1
Down: Moneyreagh: 4
Down: Mullarton: 6
Down: Newtownards: 3
Down: Newtownards Urban: 11
Down: Ormeau: 21
Down: Pottinger: 21
Down: Quilly: 6
Down: Rossconnor: 1
Down: Rosstrevor: 1
Down: Skeagh: 1
Down: Strangford: 2
Down: Tofanny: 1
Down: Tullyish: 5
Down: Victoria: 8
Down: Waringstown: 2
Down: West Urban (Banbridge): 3
Dublin: Arran Quay: 2
Dublin: Fitzwilliam: 1
Dublin: Glasnevin: 1
Dublin: Mansion House: 2
Dublin: Merchants Quay: 3
Dublin: Mountjoy: 7
Dublin: North City: 1
Dublin: North Dock: 3
Dublin: Pembroke West: 2
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar East: 1
Dublin: Royal Exchange: 3
Dublin: Ushers Quay: 1
Dublin: Wood Quay: 1
Fermanagh: Irvinestown: 1
Fermanagh: Lisnarick: 1
Galway: Castletaylor: 1
Galway: Galway West Urban: 1
Galway: Shankhill: 8
Galway: Tuam Town in 31 files: 1
Leitrim: Rinn: 1
Londonderry: Ballykelly: 2
Londonderry: Ballylagan: 1
Londonderry: Ballymoghan: 1
Londonderry: Coleraine: 4
Londonderry: Fruithill: 1
Londonderry: Glendermot: 1
Londonderry: Knockantern: 1
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban No. 1: 4
Londonderry: Lower Liberties: 2
Londonderry: Maghera: 1
Londonderry: No. 4 Urban, West Ward: 1
Londonderry: Tobermore: 1
Londonderry: Upper Liberties: 1
Londonderry: Waterside: 3
Longford: Ardagh East: 1
Longford: Ballinalee: 2
Longford: Caldragh: 2
Longford: Columbkille: 2
Longford: Currygrane: 2
Longford: Drummeel: 1
Longford: Granard Urban (in 26 files): 1
Longford: Kilcommock: 2
Longford: Newtownforbes: 1
Louth: Ballymascanlan: 3
Louth: Carlingford: 3
Louth: Dromiskin: 1
Louth: Dundalk Rural: 1
Louth: Louth: 1
Meath: Ballyboggan: 1
Monaghan: Enagh: 1
Queen's Co.: Farnans: 1
Queen's Co.: Grantstown: 1
Sligo: Sligo North Urban: 1
Tipperary: Ballingarry: 1
Tipperary: Ballykisteen: 1
Tipperary: Castletownarra: 1
Tipperary: Finnoe: 1
Tipperary: Lorrha East: 1
Tipperary: Roscrea: 1
Tyrone: Aghnahoe: 1
Tyrone: Aughancloy Urban Aughancloy Town in 17 files: 4
Tyrone: Ballygawley: 3
Tyrone: Benburb: 1
Tyrone: Beragh: 1
Tyrone: Clogher: 1
Tyrone: Cookstown: 1
Tyrone: Cullamore: 1
Tyrone: Derrybard: 1
Tyrone: Dervaghroy: 4
Tyrone: Moy: 1
Tyrone: Seskinore: 1
Tyrone: Strabane: 2
Tyrone: The Rock: 1
Waterford: Waterford Urban No. 4: 1
Westmeath: Collinstown: 1
Westmeath: Mullingar North Urban: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1901 census entry.

Surname Dictionary

Mac Dubhghaill Mac Dowell, Mac Dougall: an-líonmhar in oirthear Uladh agus cuíosach líonmhar in oirthear Laighean. Mar aon le muintir Mhic Dhomhnaill, thánadar ó Innse Gall go h-Éirinn sa 14 & 15 céad mar ghallóglaigh. Shocraigh cuid acu i Ros Comáin. Is cosúil gur imirceoirí Albanacha sa 17 céad cuid mhaith dóibh siúd in Ulaidh anois.
MacDowell Very numerous: Ulster generally, Louth-Meath etc. Ir. Mac Dubhghaill (dark stranger). The name refers mainly to Scottish settlers, some of whom came from the Western Isles as galloglasses.MIF.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Dowall: 2
Dowell: 2
Dowle: 3
Macdowel: 1
MacDowell: 4
McDowal: 2
McDowall: 2
McDowel: 4
McDowell: 248
McDowle: 1

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