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Mccowan Family History

Mccowan Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eoghain. See McEwen

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


Similar surnames: Mcgowan, Mcconn, Mcelwain, Mccrohan, Mccoin, Mcowen, Mccook, Mccolgan

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Where is the Mccowan family from?

You can see how Mccowan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccowan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccowan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 16 Mccowan families living in Manitoba. This was about 35% of all the recorded Mccowan's in Canada. Manitoba and 1 other province had the highest population of Mccowan families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccowan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccowan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Mccowan. 48% of Mccowan 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
    48%
  • Clerk
    24%
  • Miller
    16%
  • Labourer
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccowan. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mccowan. For the veterans among your Mccowan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccowan lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mccowan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mccowan in 1943 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

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