Chowning Family History

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Chowning Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Schöning (see Schoening).

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


Similar surnames: Chewning, Chopin, Corning, Bowling, Ronning, Schoenig, Hoenig

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Chowning Family Origin

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Chowning Family Occupations

What did your Chowning ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Chowning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chowning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chowning 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Chowning. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Chowning. For the veterans among your Chowning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chowning Life Expectancy

What is the average Chowning lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Chowning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Chowning in 1953 was 41, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chowning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chowning 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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