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Gowland Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gowlands in Moor Monkton, West Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Dowland, Rowland, Worland, Boland, Hoyland, Boyland, Morland, Moland

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Gowland Family Origin

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Gowland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Scholar

    8%
  • Student

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gowland family was Student. Farmer, Labourer and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gowland. The most common Gowland occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Gowland's were Farmers.

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Gowland Historical Records

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Gowland Life Expectancy

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