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Lowrey Name Meaning

Northern Irish, northern English, and Scottish: from a pet form of Lawrence.

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

Similar surnames: Lowry, Lory, Lowery, Lorey, Lawry, Lowrie, Lowder, Lowary, Howey

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Where is the Lowrey family from?

You can see how Lowrey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lowrey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lowrey families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 79 Lowrey families living in Ontario. This was about 68% of all the recorded Lowrey's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lowrey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lowrey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lowrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Lowrey. 47% of Lowrey men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Lowrey women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lowrey were Laborer and Stenographer.

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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
  • Labourer
  • Printer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
  • Student
  • Civil Servant
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Lowrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lowrey 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Lowrey. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Lowrey. For the veterans among your Lowrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lowrey lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lowrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Lowrey in 1952 was 59, and 71 in 2004.

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