Mowery Family History

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Mowery Name Meaning

English: variant of Mowry.

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


Similar surnames: Mowers, Mowry, Mowrey, Mory, Lowery, Howery, Dowers, Howey, Mabery

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Mowery Family Origin

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Mowery Family Occupations

What did your Mowery ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mowery. 19% of Mowery men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Mowery women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mowery were Labor and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Labor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    9%
  • Seamstress
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%

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

Mowery Historical Records

What Mowery family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Mowery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mowery 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 544 immigration records available for the last name Mowery. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Mowery. For the veterans among your Mowery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mowery Life Expectancy

What is the average Mowery lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mowery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mowery in 1945 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mowery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mowery 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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