Nowlen Family History

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Nowlen Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Irish Nolan.

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

Similar surnames: Nowlin, Nolen, Nowlan, Boylen, Nowling, Doolen, Bowlen, Mollen

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Nowlen Family Origin

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Nowlen Family Occupations

What did your Nowlen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Out Porter To Sr gwr Railways and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nowlen. 50% of Nowlen men worked as an Out Porter To Sr gwr Railways and 40% of Nowlen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nowlen were Oven Cleaner Packing Trade and Shorthand typist (retired)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Out Porter To Sr gwr Railways
  • Oven Cleaner Packing Trade

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Boarding House Proprietress
  • School Teacher (retired)
  • Shorthand typist (retired)

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

Nowlen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nowlen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nowlen 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 235 immigration records available for the last name Nowlen. 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 808 military records available for the last name Nowlen. For the veterans among your Nowlen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nowlen Life Expectancy

What is the average Nowlen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nowlen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Nowlen in 1962 was 66, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nowlen

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