Towns Family History

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Towns Name Meaning

English (northern) and Scottish: variant of Town.

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

Similar surnames: Townes, Town, Bowns, Tone, Cowans, Down, Gowans, Cowens, Corns, Towne

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Towns Family Origin

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Towns Family Occupations

What did your Towns 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 Towns. 2% of Towns men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Towns women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Towns were Motor Engineer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Horseman On Farm
  • Motor Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife

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

Towns Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Towns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Towns 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Towns. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Towns. For the veterans among your Towns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Towns Life Expectancy

What is the average Towns lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Towns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Towns in 1953 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Towns

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Towns 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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