Gowin Family History

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Gowin Name Meaning

English: variant of Gowing. variant of Scottish or Irish Gowan.

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


Similar surnames: Gowen, Gowing, Gowins, Gorin, Goin, Gowan, Godwin, Cowin, Goslin

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Gowin Family Origin

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Gowin Family Occupations

What did your Gowin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gowin family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gowin. The most common Gowin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Gowin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Gowin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gowin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gowin lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gowin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gowin in 1949 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gowin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gowin 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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