Towers Family History

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Towers Name Meaning

variant of Tower, with later -s. habitational name for someone from Tours in Eure-et-Loire, northern France, so called from the Gaulish tribal name Turones, of uncertain etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Tower, Bowes, Stowers, Trower, Power, Bower, Lowery, Toles, Tomes

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Towers Family Origin

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Towers Family Occupations

What did your Towers ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Towers. 2% of Towers men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Towers women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Towers were Dairy Farmer and Cotton Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Bricklayer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Dairy Farmer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    51%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Private Means
    2%
  • Cotton Weaver
    2%

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

Towers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 84,000 census records available for the last name Towers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Towers 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Towers. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Towers. For the veterans among your Towers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Towers Life Expectancy

What is the average Towers lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Towers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Towers in 1943 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Towers

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