Blow Family History

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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

What did your Blow ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Blow. 2% of Blow men worked as a General Labourer and 57% of Blow women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blow were Lorry Driver and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    1%
  • Farm Labourer
    1%
  • Lorry Driver
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    57%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Blow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Blow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Blow. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Blow. For the veterans among your Blow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blow Life Expectancy

What is the average Blow lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blow ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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