Cowger Family History

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Cowger Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gauger.

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


Similar surnames: Cowher, Coger, Coover, Mowder, Crowner, Comer, Cobler, Roeger, Copher

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Cowger Family Origin

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Cowger Family Occupations

What did your Cowger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowger. A less common occupation for the Cowger family was Keeping House. The most common Cowger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Cowger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Cowger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cowger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cowger 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 Cowger. 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 Cowger. For the veterans among your Cowger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cowger Life Expectancy

What is the average Cowger lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cowger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cowger in 1957 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cowger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cowger 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.

Famous Cowger Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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