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Cowens Name Meaning

Scottish and northeastern English: variant spelling of Scottish Cowans.

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


Similar surnames: Cowen, Bowens, Cowans, Gowens, Cosens, Gowans, Coveny, Gowins, Cowden

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Cowens Family Origin

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Cowens Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Miner

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cowens family was Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowens. The most common Cowens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Cowens's were Farmers.

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Cowens Historical Records

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Cowens Life Expectancy

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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