Mcgowin Family History

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Mcgowin Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of McGowan.

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

Similar surnames: Mcgowen, Mcgown, Mccowin, Mcgowan, Mckown, Mccowen, Mckowen, Gowin

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Mcgowin Family Origin

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Mcgowin Family Occupations

What did your Mcgowin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcgowin. 30% of Mcgowin men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Mcgowin women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcgowin were Farming and Office Clerical Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Farm Laborer
  • Housework
  • Office Clerical Work

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

Mcgowin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mcgowin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgowin 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 484 immigration records available for the last name Mcgowin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcgowin. For the veterans among your Mcgowin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcgowin Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgowin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgowin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Mcgowin in 1953 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgowin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgowin 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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