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Rowsey Family History

Rowsey Name Meaning
Origin unidentified. Possibly English, a variant of Rouse, or alternatively a respelling of French Roussy (see Rousey).

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

60,893 Historical Documents with Rowsey on Ancestry.com
5,816 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,007 Military Records
179 Immigration Records
5,387 Census and Voter Lists
48,504 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rowsey Families

  • Number of Rowsey families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rowsey families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Rowsey families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rowsey census records

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Rowsey Family Origin

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Rowsey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rowsey

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Rowsey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rowsey census records

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Rowsey Civil War Service Records

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