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Rowden Family History

Rowden Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place near Hereford, so named from Old English ruh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + dun ‘hill’.

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

161,693 Historical Documents with Rowden on Ancestry.com
33,340 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,399 Military Records
3,138 Immigration Records
27,208 Census and Voter Lists
94,608 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rowden Families

  • Number of Rowden families
     34 - 65
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rowden families
     85 - 168
     29 - 84
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Rowden families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rowden census records

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Rowden Family Origin

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Rowden Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rowden

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Rowden Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rowden census records

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Rowden Civil War Service Records

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