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Brownlow Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Greater Manchester, Cheshire, and Staffordshire named Brownlow, all probably from Old English brun ‘brown’ + Old English hlaw ‘hill’, ‘mound’.

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


Similar surnames: Brownlee, Brownell, Brumlow, Bromley, Brandon, Brown, Browning

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Brownlow Family Origin

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Brownlow Family Occupations

What did your Brownlow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brownlow. The most common Brownlow occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Brownlow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brownlow family was Tailor .

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Housekeeper

    2%
  • Tailor

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brownlow ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brownlow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brownlow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brownlow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Brownlow

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Brownlow. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Brownlow. For the veterans among your Brownlow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brownlow Life Expectancy

What is the average Brownlow lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Brownlow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Brownlow in 1944 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brownlow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brownlow 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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