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Gownley Family History

Gownley Name Meaning

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

2,076 Historical Documents with Gownley on Ancestry.com
248 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
87 Military Records
111 Immigration Records
1,186 Census and Voter Lists
444 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gownley Families

  • Number of Gownley families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gownley families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gownley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gownley census records

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Gownley Family Origin

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Gownley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Gownley

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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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Gownley Family Occupations

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

Military Service by Gownley

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