Mowat Family History

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Mowat Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant of Mowatt.

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

Similar surnames: Mowatt, Moat, Howat, Mow, Moffat, Howatt, Mount, Bowar, Moran, Moats

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Mowat Family Origin

Where is the Mowat family from?

Mowat Family Occupations

What did your Mowat ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mowat. 34% of Mowat men worked as an Incapacitated and 83% of Mowat women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mowat were Police Constable and Retired

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
  • Bank Clerk
  • Tool Maker Aircraft
  • Police Constable

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
  • Retired

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

Mowat Historical Records

What Mowat family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Mowat. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mowat 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Mowat. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mowat. For the veterans among your Mowat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mowat Life Expectancy

What is the average Mowat lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Mowat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mowat in 1961 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mowat

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mowat 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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