Mowat Family History

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Mowat Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant of Mowatt.

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


Similar surnames: Mowatt, Moat, Howat, Mow, Moffat, Howatt, Mount, Bowar, Moran, Moats

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Mowat Family Origin

Where is the Mowat family from?

Mowat Family Occupations

What did your Mowat ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mowat. The most common Mowat occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Mowat's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mowat family was Carriage Builder.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Barber

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Carriage Builder

    8%

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

Mowat Historical Records

What Mowat family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mowat. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mowat census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mowat

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mowat. 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 Mowat. For the veterans among your Mowat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mowat Life Expectancy

What is the average Mowat lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Mowat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mowat in 1961 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mowat

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mowat 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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