Gowin Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Gowin Name Meaning

English: variant of Gowing. variant of Scottish or Irish Gowan.

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

Similar surnames: Gowen, Gowing, Gowins, Gorin, Goin, Gowan, Godwin, Cowin, Goslin

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Gowin Family Origin

Where is the Gowin family from?

Gowin Family Occupations

What did your Gowin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Tailor Journeyman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gowin. 60% of Gowin men worked as a Tailor Journeyman and 88% of Gowin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gowin were General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic

View Census data for Gowin | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Tailor Journeyman
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • General Greengrocery Shop
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Gowin Historical Records

What Gowin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Gowin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gowin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search UK census records for Gowin

Passenger List

There are 670 immigration records available for the last name Gowin. 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.

View all Gowin immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gowin. For the veterans among your Gowin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Gowin military records

You've only scratched the surface of Gowin family history.

Gowin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gowin lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gowin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gowin in 1949 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gowin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gowin 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.

Famous Gowin Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial