Jowett Family History

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Jowett Name Meaning

English: variant of Jewett.

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

Similar surnames: Jouett, Rowett, Howett, Juett, Jewitt, Lovett, Howitt, Howeth

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Jowett Family Origin

Where is the Jowett family from?

Jowett Family Occupations

What did your Jowett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Worsted Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jowett. A less common occupation for the Jowett family was Grocer. The most common Jowett occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Jowett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Worsted Weaver

  • Grocer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jowett ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Jowett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 73,000 census records available for the last name Jowett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jowett 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Jowett. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Jowett. For the veterans among your Jowett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jowett Life Expectancy

What is the average Jowett lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Jowett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Jowett in 1957 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jowett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jowett 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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