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Origins of the Owers surname

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About the Owerses

We have a total number of 7042 records for people with the last name Owers.

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Where do most Owerses live?

In 1921, most Owerses lived in East.

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Interesting facts about Owerses

How common is your surname?

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

We have 6,520 records for the Owers surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Owerses most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Owerses.

What are the most common Owers first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Owerses

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

Common Female occupations for Owerses in 1921




General Servant


Domestic Servant


General Servant Domestic


Common Male occupations for Owerses in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Farm Labourer


Silk Weaver




General Labourer


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