Gowing Family History

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Gowing Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, Gowin, from Old French Gouin, a variant of Godin. Irish: variant of Gowan.

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


Similar surnames: Gowin, Going, Goring, Gosling, Gowins, Goding, Dowling, Goin, Golding

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Gowing Family Origin

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Gowing Family Occupations

What did your Gowing ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gowing occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Gowing's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gowing.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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

Gowing Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gowing Life Expectancy

What is the average Gowing lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gowing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Gowing in 1958 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gowing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gowing 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 Gowing Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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