Lowery Family History

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Lowery Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Labhradha (see Lavery). Northern English and Scottish: from a pet form of Lawrence. Southwestern English: habitational name from Lowery in Devon, named with the Old English personal name Leofa or Lufa + Old English worðig ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Lowry, Lory, Bower, Power, Lowary, Overy, Slowey, Lowrey, Tower

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Lowery Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lowery name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lowery. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    53%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    4%

  • Benin/Togo

    3%

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Lowery Family Origin

Where is the Lowery family from?

Lowery Family Occupations

What did your Lowery ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lowery family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lowery. The most common Lowery occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Lowery's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Lowery Historical Records

What Lowery family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 120,000 census records available for the last name Lowery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lowerycensus 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Lowery. 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 31,000 military records available for the last name Lowery. For the veterans among your Lowery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lowery Life Expectancy

What is the average Lowery lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lowery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lowery in 1941 was 32, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lowery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lowery 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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