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Origins of the Lowrie surname

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About the Lowries

We have a total number of 11081 records for people with the last name Lowrie.

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Where do most Lowries live?

In 1921, most Lowries lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Lowries

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 8,900 records for the Lowrie surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Lowries most likely to marry?

Smiths

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Oxendines

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What are the most common Lowrie first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Lowries

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Lowries in 1921
F S

41

Dressmaker

32

Domestic Servant

22

House Keeper

18

General Servant

17

Common Male occupations for Lowries in 1921
Fisherman

78

Coal Miner

58

Joiner

46

Carter

45

Farmer

38

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