Mowrer Family History

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Mowrer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Maurer.

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

Similar surnames: Mowder, Moorer, Sower, Mawyer, Bowser, Rowser, Sowder, Molner, Meurer

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Mowrer Family Origin

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Mowrer Family Occupations

What did your Mowrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mowrer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Mowrer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mowrer. A less common occupation for the Mowrer family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Mowrer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mowrer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mowrer 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 364 immigration records available for the last name Mowrer. 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 Mowrer. For the veterans among your Mowrer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mowrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Mowrer lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mowrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mowrer in 1942 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mowrer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mowrer 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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