Cowher Family History

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Cowher Name Meaning

Probably a variant of German Gauger. This name is concentrated in PA.

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


Similar surnames: Copher, Cowger, Comer, Cather, Cobler, Colter, Cofer, Crowner, Clower

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Cowher Family Origin

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Cowher Family Occupations

What did your Cowher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cowher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Cowher's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowher. A less common occupation for the Cowher family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cowher ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cowher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cowher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cowher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cowher. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cowher. For the veterans among your Cowher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cowher Life Expectancy

What is the average Cowher lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cowher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Cowher in 1957 was 39, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cowher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cowher ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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