Mckowen Family History

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Mckowen Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant of McEwen.

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


Similar surnames: Mckown, Mckewen, Mcgowen, Mccowen, Mcowen, Mckeown, Mcgowin, Mcgown

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Mckowen Family Origin

Where is the Mckowen family from?

Mckowen Family Occupations

What did your Mckowen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mckowen family was Planter. Farmer, Hardware Mer. and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mckowen. The most common Mckowen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Mckowen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Hardware Mer.

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Planter

    11%

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

Mckowen Historical Records

What Mckowen family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Mckowen Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckowen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mckowen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Mckowen in 1963 was 66, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckowen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mckowen 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.

Famous Mckowen Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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