Trower Family History

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Trower Name Meaning

English: variant of Thrower. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Treabhair (see Trevor). Americanized spelling of German Trauer, a habitational name for someone from Trauen in Lower Saxony.

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

Similar surnames: Trover, Tower, Troyer, Roger, Grover, Thrower, Cromer, Toner, Clower

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Trower Family Origin

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Trower Family Occupations

What did your Trower ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Trower. 2% of Trower men worked as a Farm Labourer and 49% of Trower women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trower were Carpenter and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • Agricultural Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

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

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

Trower Historical Records

What Trower family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Trower. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trower 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Trower. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Trower. For the veterans among your Trower ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trower Life Expectancy

What is the average Trower lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Trower life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Trower in 1954 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trower

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trower 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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