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Yowler Family History

Yowler Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bowler, Fowler, Dowler, Towler, Cowley, Toller, Gower, Power, Oyler

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Where is the Yowler family from?

You can see how Yowler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yowler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Yowler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Yowler families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Yowler's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Yowler families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yowler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yowler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Yowler. 75% of Yowler men worked as a Laborer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Yowler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yowler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 43 immigration records available for the last name Yowler. 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 Cards

There are 257 military records available for the last name Yowler. For the veterans among your Yowler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yowler lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Yowler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Yowler in 1960 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

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