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

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Mowat Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Barber

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Carriage Builder

    8%

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

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Mowat Historical Records

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Mowat Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mowat

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