Towns Name Meaning

English (northern) and Scottish: variant of Town.

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


Similar surnames: Townes, Town, Bowns, Tone, Cowans, Down, Gowans, Cowens, Corns, Towne

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Towns Family Origin

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Towns Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Towns occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Towns's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Towns. A less common occupation for the Towns family was Keeping House.

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Towns Historical Records

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Towns Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Towns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Towns in 1953 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Towns

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