Gowers Family History

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Gowers Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Gower.

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


Similar surnames: Towers, Bowers, Dowers, Gowens, Somers, Mowers, Powers, Govert

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Gowers Family Origin

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Gowers Family Occupations

What did your Gowers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gowers. The most common Gowers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Gowers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gowers family was Boot & Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Boot & Shoemaker

    8%

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

Gowers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gowers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gowers census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gowers

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gowers. 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 Gowers. For the veterans among your Gowers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gowers Life Expectancy

What is the average Gowers lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Gowers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gowers in 1961 was 53, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gowers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gowers 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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