Blow Name Meaning

English: from Middle English blowe, blaa, bloo ‘pale’, hence a nickname for someone with an exceptionally pale complexion. Americanized spelling of French Bleau.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Brow, Low, Clow, Snow, Trow, Flow, Bow, Bly, Crow, Bloom

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Blow Family Origin

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Blow Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Joiner

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Blow family was Joiner. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blow. The most common Blow occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Blow's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Blow Historical Records

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Blow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Blow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Blow in 1945 was 31, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blow

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