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Lowery Name Meaning

English (northern) and Irish: variant of Lowry . The surname Lowery is also established among the Tuscarora and Lumbee Native American tribes of NC.

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


Similar surnames: Lowry, Lory, Bower, Power, Lowary, Overy, Slowey, Lowrey, Tower

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Where is the Lowery family from?

You can see how Lowery families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lowery family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lowery families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 441 Lowery families living in Durham. This was about 43% of all the recorded Lowery's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Lowery families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lowery surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lowery ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Lowery. 22% of Lowery men worked as a General Labourer and 76% of Lowery women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lowery were Incapacitated and Incapacitated. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    22%
  • Builders Labourer
    8%
  • Colliery Hewer
    6%
  • Incapacitated
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    76%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
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Census Records

There are 120,000 census records available for the last name Lowery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lowery census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Lowery. 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 Cards

There are 31,000 military records available for the last name Lowery. For the veterans among your Lowery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lowery lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lowery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lowery in 1941 was 32, and 73 in 2004.

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