Ownes Family History

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Ownes Name Meaning

Variant of Irish or Welsh Owens.

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


Similar surnames: Owings, Downes, Owens, Townes, Hynes, Bownes, Owen, Aynes, Ennes

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Ownes Family Origin

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Ownes Family Occupations

What did your Ownes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ownes. The most common Ownes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Ownes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ownes family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Ownes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ownes Life Expectancy

What is the average Ownes lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2002, in the United States, Ownes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Ownes in 1960 was 84, and 60 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ownes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ownes 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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