The Gowett Family History

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The Gowett Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Gowett
1841 Census1
1851 Census4
1861 Census12
1871 Census6
1881 Census14
1891 Census30
1901 Census36
1911 Census141

Most Frequent Forenames for the Gowett Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
Mary Gowett 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 11
William Gowett 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 5
Sarah Gowett 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 7
George Gowett 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 4
Elizabeth Gowett 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 3
Thomas Gowett 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 2
Annie Gowett 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3
John Gowett 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2
Alice Gowett 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
Ethel Gowett 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2
Edith Gowett 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
Arthur Gowett 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2
Harry Gowett 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Charles Gowett 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
Joseph Gowett 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Eliza Gowett 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Fred Gowett 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Walter Gowett 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Albert Gowett 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Louisa Gowett 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0

Your Family History Search

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Etymology and History of the Surname: Gowett

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