Cowing Family History

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Cowing Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant of Scottish Cowin.

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


Similar surnames: Cowin, Cowens, Lowing, Gowing, Cowen, Cowans, Colding, Gowins

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Cowing Family Origin

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Cowing Family Occupations

What did your Cowing ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Agr Laborer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowing. A less common occupation for the Cowing family was Book Finisher (Binder). The most common Cowing occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Cowing's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Agr Laborer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Book Finisher (Binder)

    2%

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

Cowing Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Cowing

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cowing. 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 Cowing. For the veterans among your Cowing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cowing Life Expectancy

What is the average Cowing lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Cowing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Cowing in 1942 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cowing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cowing 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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