Lowden Family History

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Lowden Name Meaning

English (chiefly County Durham) and Scottish: variant spelling of Louden.

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

Similar surnames: Louden, Lowder, Dowden, Lorden, Sowden, Bowden, Howden, Cowden

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Lowden Family Origin

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Lowden Family Occupations

What did your Lowden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lowden family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lowden. The most common Lowden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Lowden's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Lowden Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lowden Life Expectancy

What is the average Lowden lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lowden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Lowden in 1948 was 53, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lowden 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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