Cowherd Family History

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Cowherd Name Meaning

English: variant of Coward, perhaps a deliberate respelling by a bearer anxious to avoid association with the unrelated modern English word coward.

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


Similar surnames: Coward, Copper, Comer, Cowher, Cothern, Cowdery, Howard, Coomer

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Cowherd Family Origin

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Cowherd Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    11%
  • Corn Merchant

    11%
  • Formerly Groom

    11%
  • General Practitioner

    11%

In 1881, Clerk, Corn Merchant and Formerly Groom were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowherd. A less common occupation for the Cowherd family was General Practitioner. The most common Cowherd occupation in the UK was Clerk. 11% of Cowherd's were Clerks.

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Cowherd Historical Records

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Cowherd Life Expectancy

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