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Sowards Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English or Irish Seward.

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


Similar surnames: Soward, Seward, Howard, Salyards, Sands, Lowary, Robards, Warde

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Sowards Family Origin

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Sowards Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sowards. A less common occupation for the Sowards family was Laborer. The most common Sowards occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Sowards's were Farmers.

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Sowards Historical Records

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Sowards Life Expectancy

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