Nowlen Family History

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Nowlen Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Irish Nolan.

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


Similar surnames: Nowlin, Nolen, Nowlan, Boylen, Nowling, Doolen, Bowlen, Mollen

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Nowlen Family Origin

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Nowlen Family Occupations

What did your Nowlen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nowlen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Nowlen's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nowlen. A less common occupation for the Nowlen family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Nowlen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nowlen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nowlen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nowlen. 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 Nowlen. For the veterans among your Nowlen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nowlen Life Expectancy

What is the average Nowlen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nowlen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Nowlen in 1962 was 66, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nowlen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nowlen 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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