Lowder Family History

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Lowder Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and northern English: variant of Lauder. Americanized spelling of German Lauter.

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


Similar surnames: Lawder, Lowden, Sowder, Gowder, Louder, Loader, Dowdey, Clower

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Lowder Family Origin

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Lowder Family Occupations

What did your Lowder ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lowder. 20% of Lowder men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Lowder women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lowder were Truck Driver and Winder

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Stenographer
    6%
  • Winder
    6%

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

Lowder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Lowder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lowder 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lowder. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Lowder. For the veterans among your Lowder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lowder Life Expectancy

What is the average Lowder lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lowder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lowder in 1941 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

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