Cowser Family History

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Cowser Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Old French cousere ‘tailor’.

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

Similar surnames: Cozier, Corser, Cocker, Courser, Lower, Bowker, Cobler, Downer

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Cowser Family Origin

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Cowser Family Occupations

What did your Cowser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowser. The most common Cowser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Cowser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cowser family was Works On Farm.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Works On Farm


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

Cowser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cowser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cowser 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 187 immigration records available for the last name Cowser. 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 552 military records available for the last name Cowser. For the veterans among your Cowser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cowser Life Expectancy

What is the average Cowser lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Cowser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Cowser in 1958 was 49, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cowser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cowser 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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