Cowherd Family History

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Cowherd Name Meaning

English: variant of Coward, perhaps a deliberate respelling by a bearer anxious to avoid association with the unrelated modern English word coward.

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


Similar surnames: Coward, Copper, Comer, Cowher, Cothern, Cowdery, Howard, Coomer

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Cowherd Family Origin

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Cowherd Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowherd. The most common Cowherd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Cowherd's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cowherd family was Farm Laborer.

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Cowherd Historical Records

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Cowherd Life Expectancy

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