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Lowrie Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Lowry .

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

Similar surnames: Lawrie, Lourie, Lowry, Lowrey, Howie, Laurie, Dowie, Rorie, Corrie

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Where is the Lowrie family from?

You can see how Lowrie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lowrie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lowrie families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 14 Lowrie families living in North Carolina. This was about 34% of all the recorded Lowrie's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Lowrie families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lowrie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lowrie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lowrie. 16% of Lowrie men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Lowrie women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lowrie were Clerk and Manager. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Manager
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Lowrie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lowrie census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Lowrie. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Lowrie. For the veterans among your Lowrie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lowrie lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Lowrie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Lowrie in 1940 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

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