Trower Family History

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Trower Name Meaning

English: variant of Thrower. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Treabhair (see Trevor). Americanized spelling of German Trauer, a habitational name for someone from Trauen in Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Trover, Tower, Troyer, Roger, Grover, Thrower, Cromer, Toner, Clower

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Trower Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Trower name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Trower. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    49%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    10%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    4%

  • Benin/Togo

    3%

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Trower Family Origin

Where is the Trower family from?

Trower Family Occupations

What did your Trower ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trower. The most common Trower occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Trower's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Trower family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Trower Historical Records

What Trower family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Trower. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trower 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Trower. 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 Trower. For the veterans among your Trower ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trower Life Expectancy

What is the average Trower lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Trower life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Trower in 1954 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trower

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trower 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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