Flow Family History

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Flow Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a variant of Flew, a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, from Middle English flue, denoting a kind of fishing net.

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

Similar surnames: Clow, Low, Blow, Flad, Lown, Plog, Flor, Law, Flood, Floor

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Flow Family Origin

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Flow Family Occupations

What did your Flow ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Flow.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Flow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Flow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flow 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 195 immigration records available for the last name Flow. 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 638 military records available for the last name Flow. For the veterans among your Flow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flow Life Expectancy

What is the average Flow lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Flow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Flow in 1950 was 49, and 59 in 2004.

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