Rowen Family History

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Rowen Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a rowan (see Rountree).

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

Similar surnames: Rowe, Rowden, Lowen, Rowin, Roen, Boden, Ronen, Dowen, Bowen, Cowen

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Rowen Family Origin

Where is the Rowen family from?

Rowen Family Occupations

What did your Rowen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rowen. A less common occupation for the Rowen family was Carpenter. The most common Rowen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Rowen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Rowen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Rowen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rowen 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rowen. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rowen. For the veterans among your Rowen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rowen Life Expectancy

What is the average Rowen lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rowen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rowen in 1950 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rowen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rowen 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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