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Rowden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place near Hereford, so named from Old English ruh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Cowden, Bowden, Howden, Crowden, Downen, Dowden, Morden, Growden

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Rowden Family Origin

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Rowden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Labourer

    31%
  • Conductor

    8%
  • Dress ...

    8%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Conductor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rowden. A less common occupation for the Rowden family was Dress .... The most common Rowden occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Rowden's were Farmers.

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Rowden Historical Records

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Rowden Life Expectancy

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