Towry Family History

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Towry Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of English Towery.

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

Similar surnames: Mowry, Torry, Howry, Cory, Torrey, Dowty, Story, Bowdry, Mory, Dory

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Towry Family Origin

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Towry Family Occupations

What did your Towry ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Towry. 47% of Towry men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Towry women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Towry were Farm Laborer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Cashier
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Towry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Towry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Towry 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 193 immigration records available for the last name Towry. 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 766 military records available for the last name Towry. For the veterans among your Towry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Towry Life Expectancy

What is the average Towry lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Towry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Towry in 1953 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

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