Owens Name Meaning

Welsh: patronymic from Owen, with English patronymic -s. Irish: adopted as an Anglicized form by bearers of the Gaelic surname Mac Eoghain (see McEwen).

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


Similar surnames: Owen, Bowens, Bowen, Ewen, Ovens, Gowans, Ewens, Bowes, Mowen, Wen

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Owens Family Origin

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Owens Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Owens. The most common Owens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Owens's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Owens family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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Owens Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Owens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Owens in 1940 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

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