Cowser Family History

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Cowser Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Old French cousere ‘tailor’.

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


Similar surnames: Cozier, Corser, Cocker, Courser, Lower, Bowker, Cobler, Downer

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Cowser Family Origin

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Cowser Family Occupations

What did your Cowser ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cowser. 10% of Cowser men worked as a Bricklayer and 62% of Cowser women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cowser were Coal Hewer (below) and Hollow Ware Blocker Iron Foundry

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    10%
  • Aircraft Rigger Ship Office Master
    5%
  • Builders Carpenter
    5%
  • Coal Hewer (below)
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    62%
  • Bobbin Winder Cotton Spin
    4%
  • Domestic Help
    4%
  • Hollow Ware Blocker Iron Foundry
    4%

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

Cowser Historical Records

What Cowser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cowser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cowser 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 187 immigration records available for the last name Cowser. 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 552 military records available for the last name Cowser. For the veterans among your Cowser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cowser Life Expectancy

What is the average Cowser lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Cowser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Cowser in 1958 was 49, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cowser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cowser 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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