Mccowan Family History

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Mccowan Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eoghain (see McEwen). Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Comhghain ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Comhghan’ (see McElhone).

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

Similar surnames: Mcgowan, Mcconn, Mcelwain, Mccrohan, Mccoin, Mcowen, Mccook, Mccolgan

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Mccowan Family Origin

Where is the Mccowan family from?

Mccowan Family Occupations

What did your Mccowan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mccowan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Mccowan's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccowan. A less common occupation for the Mccowan family was Clerk In Store.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Clerk In Store


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

Mccowan Historical Records

What Mccowan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Mccowan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccowan 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccowan. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mccowan. For the veterans among your Mccowan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mccowan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mccowan lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mccowan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mccowan in 1943 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mccowan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mccowan 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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