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Gowins Family History

Gowins Name Meaning
Variant of English Gowing.Variant of Scottish Gowans. UK 0.

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

11,051 Historical Documents with Gowins on Ancestry.com
2,696 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
466 Military Records
48 Immigration Records
2,305 Census and Voter Lists
5,536 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gowins Families

  • Number of Gowins families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gowins families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gowins last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gowins census records

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Gowins Family Origin

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Gowins Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gowins 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 Gowins

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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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Gowins Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gowins census records

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Gowins Civil War Service Records

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