Fowler Family History

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Fowler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a bird-catcher (a common medieval occupation), Middle English fogelere, foulere (Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

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


Similar surnames: Fowle, Bowler, Dowler, Filer, Power, Fogler, Cobler, Folley, Soler

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Fowler Family Origin

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Fowler Family Occupations

What did your Fowler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fowler family was Farming. The most common Fowler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Fowler's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fowler.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Fowler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fowler Life Expectancy

What is the average Fowler lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Fowler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fowler in 1941 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fowler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fowler 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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