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Cowie Family History

Cowie Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from any of several places, especially one near Stirling, named Cowie, probably from Gaelic colldha, an adjective from coll ‘hazel’.

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

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59,293 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,300 Military Records
12,382 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Cowie Families

  • Number of Cowie families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cowie families
     92 - 181
     31 - 91
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cowie families
     438 - 873
     147 - 437
     1 - 146
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cowie census records

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Cowie Family Origin

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Cowie Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cowie

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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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Cowie Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cowie census records

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Cowie Civil War Service Records

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