Mowles Family History

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Mowles Name Meaning

metronymic from Mule 3. patronymic from Mule 1 or 2 (the Middle English word being moul until replaced by Old French mule), or a metronymic from Mould.

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

Similar surnames: Knowles, Powles, Moles, Rowles, Cowles, Fowles, Morley, Mewes, Bowler

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Mowles Family Origin

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Mowles Family Occupations

What did your Mowles ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Agricultural Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mowles. 7% of Mowles men worked as an Agricultural Labourer and 50% of Mowles women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mowles were Farm Labourer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Agricultural Labourer
  • General Labourer
  • Horseman On Farm
  • Farm Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties

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

Mowles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mowles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mowles 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 160 immigration records available for the last name Mowles. 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 368 military records available for the last name Mowles. For the veterans among your Mowles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mowles Life Expectancy

What is the average Mowles lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mowles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Mowles in 1958 was 51, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mowles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mowles 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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