Mowen Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mocháin (see Mohan).

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


Similar surnames: Bowen, Mcowen, Owen, Moon, Owens, Towey, Gowen, Mogen, Mohon, Moen

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Mowen Family Origin

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Mowen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mowen family was Keeping House. The most common Mowen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Mowen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mowen.

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Mowen Historical Records

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Mowen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Mowen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Mowen in 1949 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mowen

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