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Mccowen Family History

Mccowen Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McCowan .

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


Similar surnames: Mccowin, Mcgowen, Mccown, Mckowen, Mcgowin, Cowen, Mcgown, Mccoun

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Where is the Mccowen family from?

You can see how Mccowen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccowen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccowen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Mccowen families living in Manitoba. This was about 60% of all the recorded Mccowen's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Mccowen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccowen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccowen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mccowen. 31% of Mccowen men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Mccowen women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccowen were Mechanic and Housework. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    26%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Mechanic
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    28%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Housework
    17%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Mccowen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccowen 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 829 immigration records available for the last name Mccowen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mccowen. For the veterans among your Mccowen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccowen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mccowen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Mccowen in 1954 was 66, and 71 in 2004.

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