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The ancient roots of the Fowle family name are in the Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Fowle comes from when the family lived in the region beside an enclosed pen for animals. In particular the surname Fowle can be in Bolton in the county of Lancashire. The surname Fowle may also be an occupational name for someone who looked after sheep.

Early Origins of the Fowle family


The surname Fowle was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Early History of the Fowle family

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Early History of the Fowle family


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Fowle Spelling Variations

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Fowle Spelling Variations


One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Fowle has appeared include Foulds, Faulds, Fowlds, Foulls, Faulls, Fowldes and many more.

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Early Notables of the Fowle family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Fowle family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Fowle family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Fowle family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fowle Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Isaac Fowle, aged 28, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Westminster" in 1843
  • Ann Fowle, aged 23, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Westminster" in 1843
  • William Fowle, aged 21, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Westminster" in 1843

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fowle (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fowle (post 1700)


  • James M. Fowle, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the U.S. Army Air Forces, during World War II, credited with 8 aerial victories
  • William Fowle, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • William Fowle, American politician, Mayor of Newton, Massachusetts, 1878-79 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Otto Fowle (b. 1852), American Republican politician, Mayor of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, 1889-91; Member of Michigan State Senate 30th District, 1909-12 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Herbert C. Fowle, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State Senate 10th District, 1960 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Historic Events for the Fowle family

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Historic Events for the Fowle family



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  • Mr. Henry J Fowle (b. 1922), English Able Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham, England, who sailed into battle and died in the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/roh_24may41.htm

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/roh_24may41.htm

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