Rowlands Family History

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Rowlands Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Rowland 1.

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


Similar surnames: Rowland, Roland, Rounds, Romans, Gowans, Rollins, Rowles, Gowland

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Rowlands Family Origin

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Rowlands Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • Dressmaker

    33%
  • Farm Labourer

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rowlands family was Farm Labourer. Blacksmith and Dressmaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rowlands. The most common Rowlands occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 33% of Rowlands's were Blacksmiths.

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Rowlands Historical Records

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Rowlands Life Expectancy

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Famous Rowlands Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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