Mowry Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of the Anglo-Norman French personal name Mory, a short form of Amaury (see Emery, Morey).

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


Similar surnames: Mory, More, Moors, Towry, Mery, Dobry, Merry, Moy, Lory, Mowrey

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Mowry Family Origin

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Mowry Family Occupations

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  • Machinist

    50%
  • Iron Worker

    17%
  • Mate On Vessel

    17%
  • Pattern Maker

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mowry family was Pattern Maker. The most common Mowry occupation in Canada was Machinist. 50% of Mowry's were Machinists. Machinist, Iron Worker and Mate On Vessel were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mowry.

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Mowry Historical Records

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Mowry Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Mowry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mowry in 1944 was 59, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mowry

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