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Origins of the Mowland surname

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About the Mowlands

We have a total number of 293 records for people with the last name Mowland.

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Where do most Mowlands live?

In 1921, most Mowlands lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Mowlands

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We have 268 records for the Mowland surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Mowlands most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Mowland first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Sarah

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Common jobs for Mowlands

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

Common Female occupations for Mowlands in 1921
Dress Maker




General Servant


House Servant




Common Male occupations for Mowlands in 1921
Agricultural Labourer






Boot Maker




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