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Gowens Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Gowans.

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


Similar surnames: Cowens, Gowins, Gowen, Gowans, Bowens, Cowen, Gowers, Gowin, Towns

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Gowens Family Origin

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Gowens Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Works On Farm

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gowens family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gowens. The most common Gowens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Gowens's were Farmers.

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Gowens Historical Records

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Gowens Life Expectancy

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Famous Gowens Family

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