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Rowden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place near Hereford, so named from Old English ruh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Cowden, Bowden, Howden, Crowden, Downen, Dowden, Morden, Growden

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Rowden Family Origin

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Rowden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Oyster Dredger

    5%
  • Tailor

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Oyster Dredger and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rowden. The most common Rowden occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Rowden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rowden family was Carpenter.

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Rowden Historical Records

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Rowden Life Expectancy

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