Mcgown Family History

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Mcgown Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of McGowan.

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

Similar surnames: Mcgowen, Mcgowin, Mccown, Mckown, Mcgowan, Macgowan, Mckeown, Magoon

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Mcgown Family Origin

Where is the Mcgown family from?

Mcgown Family Occupations

What did your Mcgown ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgown. The most common Mcgown occupation in Canada was Farmer. 18% of Mcgown's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcgown family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Servant

  • Miner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mcgown ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mcgown Historical Records

What Mcgown family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Mcgown. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgown 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcgown. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mcgown. For the veterans among your Mcgown ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcgown Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgown lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgown life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mcgown in 1952 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgown

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgown 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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