Growden Family History

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Growden Name Meaning

English: voiced variant of the habitational name Crowden. This form appears to have arisen from the place in Devon, 44 of the 49 bearers listed in the 1881 British census having been born in Cornwall or Devon.

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

Similar surnames: Crowden, Bowden, Rowden, Groden, Howden, Roden, Plowden, Snowden

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Growden Family Origin

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Growden Family Occupations

What did your Growden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Growden. 27% of Growden men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Growden women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Growden were Farmer and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Clerk
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Housework

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Growden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Growden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Growden 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 344 immigration records available for the last name Growden. 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 391 military records available for the last name Growden. For the veterans among your Growden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Growden Life Expectancy

What is the average Growden lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Growden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Growden in 1951 was 46, and 80 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Growden 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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