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

Where is the Cowlishaw family from?

Cowlishaw Family Occupations

What did your Cowlishaw ancestors do for a living?

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.

View Census data for Cowlishaw | Data not to scale

  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%

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.

Cowlishaw Historical Records

What Cowlishaw family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cowlishaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cowlishaw 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 Cowlishaw

Passenger List

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

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Cowlishaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Cowlishaw lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cowlishaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Cowlishaw in 1952 was 39, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cowlishaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cowlishaw 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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