Mowrey Family History

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Mowrey Name Meaning

English: variant of Mowry.

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


Similar surnames: Howrey, Mowry, Morrey, Mozley, Morey, Mowdy, Howey, Murrey, Dowey

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Mowrey Family Origin

Where is the Mowrey family from?

Mowrey Family Occupations

What did your Mowrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mowrey family was Carpenter. The most common Mowrey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Mowrey's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mowrey.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Mowrey Historical Records

What Mowrey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mowrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mowrey 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 Mowrey

Passenger List

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

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Mowrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Mowrey lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mowrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Mowrey in 1943 was 68, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mowrey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mowrey 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.

Famous Mowrey Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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