Vowles Family History

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Vowles Name Meaning

English: variant of Fowle.

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

Similar surnames: Voyles, Powles, Towles, Fowles, Bowles, Voiles, Rowlee, Sowles

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Vowles Family Origin

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Vowles Family Occupations

What did your Vowles ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Vowles occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Vowles's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vowles. A less common occupation for the Vowles family was Agricultural Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Laborer


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

Vowles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Vowles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vowles 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 Vowles. 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 Vowles. For the veterans among your Vowles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vowles Life Expectancy

What is the average Vowles lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Vowles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Vowles in 1955 was 59, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vowles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vowles 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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