Mowdy Family History

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Mowdy Name Meaning

English or Irish: variant of Moody.

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


Similar surnames: Moudy, Dowdy, Mowry, Gowdy, Moody, Mondy, Howey, Dowdey, Moy, Coady

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Mowdy Family Origin

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Mowdy Family Occupations

What did your Mowdy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeping were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mowdy. 32% of Mowdy men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Mowdy women worked as a Housekeeping. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mowdy were Farm and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Day Labor
    4%
  • Farm
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeping
    17%
  • Battery Filler
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%

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

Mowdy Historical Records

What Mowdy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mowdy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mowdy 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 39 immigration records available for the last name Mowdy. 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 376 military records available for the last name Mowdy. For the veterans among your Mowdy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mowdy Life Expectancy

What is the average Mowdy lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mowdy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1945. The average life expectancy for Mowdy in 1945 was 84, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mowdy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mowdy 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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