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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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Cowick Family Origin

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Cowick Family Occupations

What did your Cowick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cowick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Cowick's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cowick family was Merchant. Farmer, Laborer and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowick.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Harness Maker

    8%
  • Merchant

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cowick ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cowick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 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 Card

There are 1,000 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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Cowick Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cowick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cowick ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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