Cowick Family History

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Cowick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places named Cowick. Cowick in Devon and East and West Cowick in East Yorkshire are all named with Old English cu ‘cow’ + wic ‘outlying dairy farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Howick, Bewick, Wick, Lovick, Goswick, Collick, Cowie, Lodwick, Crick

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Cowick Family Origin

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Cowick Family Occupations

What did your Cowick ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Master Baker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cowick. 25% of Cowick men worked as a Master Baker and 34% of Cowick women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cowick were Railway Clerk and Packer At Draught

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Master Baker
  • Motor Mechanic
  • Photographic Printer
  • Railway Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties bakers Assistant
  • Domestic Duties
  • Packer At Draught

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cowick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cowick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cowick 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 106 immigration records available for the last name Cowick. 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 146 military records available for the last name Cowick. For the veterans among your Cowick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cowick Life Expectancy

What is the average Cowick lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cowick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Cowick in 1962 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cowick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cowick 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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