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

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Flow family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flow. The most common Flow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Flow's were Farmers.

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Flow Historical Records

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Flow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flow

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