Cowin Family History

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Cowin Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish Cowan.

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

Similar surnames: Cowen, Gowin, Coin, Colin, Cowdin, Cowing, Cowey, Cain, Cowens, Gowen

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Cowin Family Origin

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Cowin Family Occupations

What did your Cowin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowin. The most common Cowin occupation in the UK was Farmer. 21% of Cowin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cowin family was Iron Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Charwoman

  • Iron Miner


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

Cowin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Cowin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cowin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cowin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Cowin. For the veterans among your Cowin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cowin Life Expectancy

What is the average Cowin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cowin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Cowin in 1957 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cowin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cowin 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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