Nowlin Family History

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Nowlin Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Irish Nolan.

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


Similar surnames: Nowlen, Nowlan, Nowling, Dowlin, Bowlin, Coplin, Collin, Loflin

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Nowlin Family Origin

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Nowlin Family Occupations

What did your Nowlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Electric Crane Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nowlin. 13% of Nowlin men worked as an Electric Crane Driver and 28% of Nowlin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nowlin were Mottor Roller Driver and Table Knife Cutter

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Electric Crane Driver
    13%
  • General Labourer
    13%
  • Labourer Gas Worker Heavy Worker
    13%
  • Mottor Roller Driver
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    28%
  • Incapacitated
    19%
  • Dealer In Groceries
    10%
  • Table Knife Cutter
    10%

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

Nowlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Nowlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nowlin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nowlin. 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 Nowlin. For the veterans among your Nowlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nowlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Nowlin lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Nowlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Nowlin in 1946 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

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