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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 1880, a less common occupation for the Rowden family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rowden. The most common Rowden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Rowden's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%

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Rowden Historical Records

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Rowden Life Expectancy

What is the average Rowden lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, 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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