Towle Family History

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Towle Name Meaning

English (Nottinghamshire): variant of Toll.

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

Similar surnames: Towles, Toole, Tole, Towe, Towler, Sowle, Tolle, Tooley, Toles, Towne

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Towle Family Origin

Where is the Towle family from?

Towle Family Occupations

What did your Towle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Lace Maker, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Towle. The most common Towle occupation in the UK was Lace Maker. 9% of Towle's were Lace Makers. A less common occupation for the Towle family was Annuitant.

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  • Lace Maker

  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Annuitant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Towle ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Towle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Towle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Towle 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Towle. 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 Towle. For the veterans among your Towle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Towle Life Expectancy

What is the average Towle lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Towle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Towle in 1944 was 20, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Towle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Towle 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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