Jowsey Family History

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Jowsey Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Rowsey, Cowley, Howley, Downey, Bowley, Fossey, Bowser, Cossey, Posey

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Jowsey Family Origin

Where is the Jowsey family from?

Jowsey Family Occupations

What did your Jowsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jowsey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Jowsey's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    100%

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

Jowsey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Jowsey Life Expectancy

What is the average Jowsey lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2002, in the United States, Jowsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Jowsey in 1969 was 91, and 59 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jowsey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jowsey 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.

Famous Jowsey Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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