Gowens Family History & Genealogy

Find Gowens records

Find birth, death, marriage, military, and other Gowens records at Ancestry.com.

Search for Gowens records

Latest Gowens photos

These photos were uploaded by members of the Gowens community on AncientFaces.

Gowens Surname History

The family history of the Gowens last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to this genealogy of the Gowens:

  • Gowens family history
  • Gowens country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
  • Gowens last name meaning & etymology
  • Gowens spelling & pronunciation
  • genealogy and family tree

Edit this page

Gowens Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

No one has submitted information on Gowens country of origin, nationality, or ethnicity. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about the Gowens country of origin. The following is speculative information about Gowens. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

The nationality of Gowens is often complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Gowens may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Gowens Meaning & Etymology

No one has submitted information on Gowens meaning and etymology. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about the meaning of Gowens. The following is speculative information about Gowens. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

The meaning of Gowens come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Gowens are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

Gowens Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

No one has added information on Gowens spellings or pronunciations. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about alternate spellings of Gowens. The following is speculative information about Gowens. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Gowens were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Gowens. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Gowens surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Gowens change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over the years.

Last names similar to Gowens

Gowensjimmy, Gowensjohn, Gowensky, Gowenslyde, Gowensmichael, Gowensmith, Gowensronald, Gowenstein, Gower, Gowerbeen, Gowerbrian, Gowerjon, Gowerley, Gowern, Gowerneur, Gowerowska, Gowers, Gowersjames, Gowersroy, Gowert

Gowens Family Tree

Find Gowens records

Find birth, death, marriage, military, and other Gowens records at Ancestry.com.

Search for Gowens records

Here are a few of the Gowens genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Gowenses

Famous People named Gowens

No has submitted any famous Gowenses yet. Click here to add your own.