Towler Family History

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Towler Name Meaning

English: variant of Toller.

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

Similar surnames: Toler, Towles, Towle, Toller, Towner, Tower, Fowler, Toles, Sowle

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Towler Family Origin

Where is the Towler family from?

Towler Family Occupations

What did your Towler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Towler. A less common occupation for the Towler family was Farm Labourer. The most common Towler occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Towler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Cotton Weaver

  • Farm Labourer


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

Towler Historical Records

What Towler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 57,000 census records available for the last name Towler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Towler 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 Towler. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Towler. For the veterans among your Towler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Towler Life Expectancy

What is the average Towler lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Towler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Towler in 1947 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Towler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Towler 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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