Mcgowen Family History

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Mcgowen Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of McGowan.

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

Similar surnames: Mcgown, Mcgowin, Mccowen, Mckowen, Gowen, Mcgowan, Mckown, Mckewen

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Mcgowen Family Origin

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Mcgowen Family Occupations

What did your Mcgowen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Auto Engineer Student and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mcgowen. 3% of Mcgowen men worked as an Auto Engineer Student and 44% of Mcgowen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcgowen were Builders Plumber and Artificial Eye Fitter (deputy Superintant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Auto Engineer Student
  • Blind Pensioner
  • Boot Repairer Retired
  • Builders Plumber

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Housewife
  • Artificial Eye Fitter (deputy Superintant

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

Mcgowen Historical Records

What Mcgowen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Mcgowen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgowen 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcgowen. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Mcgowen. For the veterans among your Mcgowen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcgowen Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgowen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgowen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mcgowen in 1944 was 26, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgowen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgowen 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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