Cowart Family History

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Cowart Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Coward. This name is concentrated in GA.

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

Similar surnames: Coward, Cozart, Coard, Cart, Howard, Comar, Howarth, Mowatt, Soward

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Cowart Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cowart name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Cowart Family Origin

Where is the Cowart family from?

Cowart Family Occupations

What did your Cowart ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowart. The most common Cowart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Cowart's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cowart family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Cowart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Cowart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cowart 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 Cowart. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Cowart. For the veterans among your Cowart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cowart Life Expectancy

What is the average Cowart lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Cowart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cowart in 1944 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cowart

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cowart 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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