Mcgowan Family History

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Mcgowan Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gobhann (Scottish) and Mac Gabhann (Irish) ‘son of the smith’.

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


Similar surnames: Mccowan, Gowan, Mcgahan, Mcelwain, Mcgrogan, Mccolgan, Mcowen

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Mcgowan Family Origin

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Mcgowan Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Housekeeper

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Lodging House Keeper

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mcgowan family was Lodging House Keeper. The most common Mcgowan occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 5% of Mcgowan's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Housekeeper and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgowan.

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Mcgowan Historical Records

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Mcgowan Life Expectancy

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