Cowey Name Meaning

Southeastern English: habitational name from Cowey Green in Essex. Northern English: variant spelling of Scottish Cowie, found chiefly in County Durham.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cowen, Corey, Howey, Coley, Cowley, Coey, Coney, Cosey, Cobey, Cowee

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Cowey Family Origin

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Cowey Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    37%
  • Coalminer

    4%
  • Shipwright

    4%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Coalminer and Shipwright were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowey. A less common occupation for the Cowey family was Annuitant. The most common Cowey occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 37% of Cowey's were Coal Miners.

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Cowey Historical Records

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Cowey Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Cowey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Cowey in 1963 was 76, and 62 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cowey

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