Rowson Family History

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Rowson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Rowe 2.

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


Similar surnames: Rawson, Ronson, Howson, Robson, Rowton, Hobson, Rosson, Crowson

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Rowson Family Origin

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Rowson Family Occupations

What did your Rowson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rowson family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rowson. The most common Rowson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Rowson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    8%

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

Rowson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rowson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rowson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rowson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rowson. For the veterans among your Rowson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rowson Life Expectancy

What is the average Rowson lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rowson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Rowson in 1947 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rowson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rowson 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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