Cowlishaw Family History

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Cowlishaw Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two minor places named Cowlishaw, in Derbyshire and Lancashire.

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


Similar surnames: Crawshaw, Cranshaw, Forshaw, Capshaw, Openshaw, Cornish, Clisham

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Cowlishaw Family Origin

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Cowlishaw Family Occupations

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

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Cowlishaw occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Cowlishaw's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Cowlishaw family was Farmer. Coal Miner, Annuitant and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowlishaw.

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Cowlishaw Historical Records

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Cowlishaw Life Expectancy

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