Town Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Towne.

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

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Town Family Origin

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Town Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Town occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Town's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Town family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Town.

Source: Census data for Town | Data not to scale

Town Historical Records

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Town Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Town life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Town in 1951 was 67, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Town

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