Lowrey Family History

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Lowrey Name Meaning

Northern Irish, northern English, and Scottish: from a pet form of Lawrence.

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

Similar surnames: Lowry, Lory, Lowery, Lorey, Lawry, Lowrie, Lowder, Lowary, Howey

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Lowrey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lowrey name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lowrey. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Norway


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Lowrey Family Origin

Where is the Lowrey family from?

Lowrey Family Occupations

What did your Lowrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lowrey occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Lowrey's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Iron Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lowrey. A less common occupation for the Lowrey family was Waterman.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Iron Miner

  • Labourer

  • Waterman


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

Lowrey Historical Records

What Lowrey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Lowrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lowrey 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Lowrey. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Lowrey. For the veterans among your Lowrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lowrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Lowrey lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lowrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Lowrey in 1952 was 59, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lowrey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lowrey 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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