Chow Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English chow (Old English ceo) ‘jackdaw or crow’. Chinese : variant of Zhou. Chinese : Cantonese variant of Zou. Chinese : variant of Cao 1. Chinese : Cantonese variant of Chao 4.

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


Similar surnames: Chou, Chew, Crow, Cho, Choi, Chao, Clow, Chiu, Chi, Coe

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Chow Family Origin

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Chow Family Occupations

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  • Clerk To Woollen Manufacturer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Felt Hatter

    17%
  • Gardener Unemployed

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Chow family was Gardener Unemployed. The most common Chow occupation in the UK was Clerk To Woollen Manufacturer. 17% of Chow's were Clerk To Woollen Manufacturers. Clerk To Woollen Manufacturer, Farmer and Felt Hatter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chow.

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Chow Historical Records

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Chow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Chow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Chow in 1956 was 61, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chow

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