The surname Dowill was first found in Inverness, where they held a family seat in this wild and romantic highland territory. Their territories were first located in Badenoch and they became associated as a sept of Donald Clan. Allegiances were important in this terrain.
Early History of the Dowill family
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Dowill Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Doull, Doul, Dowill, Dowl, Dowell, Duill, Doule and many more.
Early Notables of the Dowill family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dowill family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ann Doule, who settled in Maryland in 1678; Peter Dowl, who came to Georgia in 1737; George Doull, who came to Prince Edward Island sometime between 1818 and 1840.