Macgowan Family History

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Macgowan Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: see McGowan.

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

Similar surnames: Magowan, Mcgowan, Mcgowen, Mcgowin, Mcgown, Gowan, Magoun, Magoon

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Macgowan Family Origin

Where is the Macgowan family from?

Macgowan Family Occupations

What did your Macgowan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Macgowan. 86% of Macgowan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Civil Servant
  • Private Means

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

Macgowan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Macgowan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macgowan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Macgowan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Macgowan. For the veterans among your Macgowan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Macgowan Life Expectancy

What is the average Macgowan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Macgowan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Macgowan in 1954 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macgowan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Macgowan 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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