Cowie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of several places, especially one near Stirling, named Cowie, probably from Gaelic colldha, an adjective from coll ‘hazel’.

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


Similar surnames: Cowden, Dowie, Logie, Howie, Fowlie, Colie, Comte, Bowie, Cowick

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Cowie Family Origin

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Cowie Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farmerson

    6%
  • Son

    4%
  • Student

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cowie family was Student. Farmer, Farmerson and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowie. The most common Cowie occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Cowie's were Farmers.

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Cowie Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Cowie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Cowie in 1949 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cowie

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