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


Similar surnames: Cowen, Corey, Howey, Coley, Cowley, Coey, Coney, Cosey, Cobey, Cowee

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Cowey Family Origin

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Cowey Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Doctor

    6%
  • Fireman

    6%

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Cowey Historical Records

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Cowey Life Expectancy

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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.

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