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Cowick Family History

Cowick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places named Cowick. Cowick in Devon and East and West Cowick in East Yorkshire are all named with Old English cu ‘cow’ + wic ‘outlying dairy farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Howick, Bewick, Wick, Lovick, Goswick, Collick, Cowie, Lodwick, Crick

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Where is the Cowick family from?

You can see how Cowick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cowick family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Cowick families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Cowick families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Cowick's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Cowick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cowick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cowick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cowick. 69% of Cowick men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Cowick women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    69%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Carpenter
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cowick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cowick 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 106 immigration records available for the last name Cowick. 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 146 military records available for the last name Cowick. For the veterans among your Cowick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cowick lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cowick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Cowick in 1962 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

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