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Chowen Family History

Chowen Name Meaning

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

10,924 Historical Documents with Chowen on Ancestry.com
1,794 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
241 Military Records
285 Immigration Records
2,668 Census and Voter Lists
5,936 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Chowen Families

  • Number of Chowen families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Chowen families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Chowen last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Chowen census records

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Chowen Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Chowen families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Chowen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Chowen families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Chowen

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Chowen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Chowen census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Chowen ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Chowen Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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