Fowles Family History

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Fowles Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Fowle.

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


Similar surnames: Powles, Vowles, Cowles, Rowles, Mowles, Foiles, Moles, Fowle, Fowler

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Fowles Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fowles name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fowles. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    58%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Sweden

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Fowles Family Origin

Where is the Fowles family from?

Fowles Family Occupations

What did your Fowles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fowles family was Blacksmith. The most common Fowles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Fowles's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fowles.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

Fowles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Fowles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fowles 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Fowles. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Fowles. For the veterans among your Fowles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fowles Life Expectancy

What is the average Fowles lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Fowles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Fowles in 1946 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fowles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fowles 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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