Gowins Family History

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Gowins Name Meaning

Variant of English Gowing. Variant of Scottish Gowans.

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


Similar surnames: Gowin, Gowans, Gowing, Gowens, Gorin, Cowans, Goding, Towns, Bowens

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Gowins Family Origin

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Gowins Family Occupations

What did your Gowins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gowins. The most common Gowins occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Gowins's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Gowins family was Clock And Watch Repairer.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Clock And Watch Repairer

    5%

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

Gowins Historical Records

What Gowins family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Gowins Life Expectancy

What is the average Gowins lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gowins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Gowins in 1963 was 95, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gowins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gowins 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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