Mowdy Family History

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Mowdy Name Meaning

English or Irish: variant of Moody.

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

Similar surnames: Moudy, Dowdy, Mowry, Gowdy, Moody, Mondy, Howey, Dowdey, Moy, Coady

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Mowdy Family Origin

Where is the Mowdy family from?

Mowdy Family Occupations

What did your Mowdy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mowdy family was Keeping House. Farmer and Farm were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mowdy. The most common Mowdy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Mowdy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm

  • Keeping House


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

Mowdy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mowdy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mowdy 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 39 immigration records available for the last name Mowdy. 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 376 military records available for the last name Mowdy. For the veterans among your Mowdy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mowdy Life Expectancy

What is the average Mowdy lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mowdy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1945. The average life expectancy for Mowdy in 1945 was 84, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mowdy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mowdy 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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