Rowden Family History

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Rowden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place near Hereford, so named from Old English ruh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + dun ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Cowden, Bowden, Howden, Crowden, Downen, Dowden, Morden, Growden

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Rowden Family Origin

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Rowden Family Occupations

What did your Rowden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rowden. 24% of Rowden men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Rowden women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rowden were Foreman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Secretary
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rowden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Rowden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rowden 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Rowden. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Rowden. For the veterans among your Rowden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rowden Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rowden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rowden in 1944 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

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