Towse Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): possibly a topographic name from Middle English ate howes ‘at the spur of a hill’ (from Old English hoh ‘heel’, ‘projecting ridge of land’).

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


Similar surnames: Towne, Fowle, Fosse, Dowse, Loose, Howse, Rouse, Royse, Cowser, Towle

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Towse Family Origin

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Towse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Architect & Surveyor

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, the most common Towse occupation in the UK was Farmer. 12% of Towse's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Architect & Surveyor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Towse. A less common occupation for the Towse family was Carpenter.

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Towse Historical Records

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Towse Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Towse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Towse in 1961 was 77, and 92 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Towse

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