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Gowland Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gowlands in Moor Monkton, West Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Dowland, Rowland, Worland, Boland, Hoyland, Boyland, Morland, Moland

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Gowland Family Origin

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Gowland Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Lead Miner

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gowland family was Lead Miner. The most common Gowland occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Gowland's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gowland.

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Gowland Historical Records

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Gowland Life Expectancy

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