Gowing Family History

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Gowing Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, Gowin, from Old French Gouin, a variant of Godin. Irish: variant of Gowan.

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

Similar surnames: Gowin, Going, Goring, Gosling, Gowins, Goding, Dowling, Goin, Golding

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Gowing Family Origin

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Gowing Family Occupations

What did your Gowing ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gowing. 3% of Gowing men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Gowing women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gowing were Farm Labourer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Farm Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated

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

Gowing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Gowing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gowing 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Gowing. 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 Gowing. For the veterans among your Gowing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gowing Life Expectancy

What is the average Gowing lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gowing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Gowing in 1958 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gowing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gowing 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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