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Mowry Family History

Mowry Name Meaning
English: probably a variant of the Anglo-Norman French personal name Mory, a short form of Amaury (see Emery, Morey).

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

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5,856 Military Records
1,413 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Mowry Families

  • Number of Mowry families
     69 - 136
     24 - 68
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mowry Family Origin

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Mowry Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mowry

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Mowry Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mowry census records

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Mowry Civil War Service Records

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