Towsley Family History

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Towsley Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Townley, Sousley, Ousley, Howley, Osley, Horsley, Bosley, Tinsley

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Towsley Family Origin

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Towsley Family Occupations

What did your Towsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Brick & Tile Contractor and General Labour were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Towsley. The most common Towsley occupation in the UK was Brick & Tile Contractor. 50% of Towsley's were Brick & Tile Contractors.

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  • Brick & Tile Contractor

    50%
  • General Labour

    50%

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

Towsley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Towsley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Towsley 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Towsley. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Towsley. For the veterans among your Towsley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Towsley Life Expectancy

What is the average Towsley lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Towsley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Towsley in 1949 was 51, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Towsley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Towsley 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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