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, Josey, Cowley, Howley, Downey, Bowley, Fossey, Bowser, Cossey

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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 1939, Commercial Traveller and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Jowsey. 50% of Jowsey men worked as a Commercial Traveller and 83% of Jowsey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jowsey were General Labourer and Grocery Manageress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Commercial Traveller
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unemployed
  • Grocery Manageress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Jowsey Historical Records

What Jowsey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 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 430 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 242 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.

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