Owings Family History

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Owings Name Meaning

Variant of Irish or Welsh Owens.

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


Similar surnames: Ownes, Ewings, Owens, Comings, Goings, Gowing, Commings, Rings

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Owings Family Origin

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Owings Family Occupations

What did your Owings ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Owings occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Owings's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Owings family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Owings.

View Census data for Owings | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    49%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Owings Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Owings Life Expectancy

What is the average Owings lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Owings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Owings in 1944 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Owings

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Owings 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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