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Lowder Name Meaning

Scottish northern Irish and northern English: variant of Lauder . Americanized form of German Lauter .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lawder, Lowden, Sowder, Gowder, Louder, Loader, Dowdey, Clower

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Where is the Lowder family from?

You can see how Lowder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lowder family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lowder families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 12 Lowder families living in Ontario. This was about 55% of all the recorded Lowder's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lowder families in 1911.
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What did your Lowder ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Lowder. 100% of Lowder men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Lowder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lowder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lowder. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Lowder. For the veterans among your Lowder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lowder lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lowder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lowder in 1941 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

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