Mowry Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of the Anglo-Norman French personal name Mory, a short form of Amaury (see Emery, Morey).

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


Similar surnames: Mory, More, Moors, Towry, Mery, Dobry, Merry, Moy, Lory, Mowrey

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Mowry Family Origin

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Mowry Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Mowry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Mowry's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mowry. A less common occupation for the Mowry family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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Mowry Historical Records

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Mowry Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Mowry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mowry in 1944 was 59, and 74 in 2004.

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