Cowey Name Meaning

Southeastern English: habitational name from Cowey Green in Essex. Northern English: variant spelling of Scottish Cowie, found chiefly in County Durham.

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

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Cowey Family Origin

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Cowey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Doctor

    6%
  • Fireman

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cowey family was Fireman. The most common Cowey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Cowey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Doctor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowey.

Source: Census data for Cowey | Data not to scale

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Cowey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Cowey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Cowey in 1963 was 76, and 62 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cowey

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