Glow Family History

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Glow Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McGlow, itself an altered form of McCloy. Americanized form of Polish Glowa or German Gloe, or perhaps a translation of German Glantz.

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


Similar surnames: Glos, Glod, Clow, Low, Glowa, Good, Klos, Cloy, Goos, Glose

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Glow Family Origin

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Glow Family Occupations

What did your Glow ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Aircraft Fitter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Glow. 15% of Glow men worked as an Aircraft Fitter and 42% of Glow women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glow were Lorrie Driver (heavy) and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Aircraft Fitter
    15%
  • Diesel Lovo Driver pump
    15%
  • Joiner
    15%
  • Lorrie Driver (heavy)
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    42%
  • Asstnt Collector Inland Revenue
    6%
  • Confectioners Assistant
    6%
  • Cook
    6%

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

Glow Historical Records

What Glow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Glow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glow 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 340 immigration records available for the last name Glow. 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 545 military records available for the last name Glow. For the veterans among your Glow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glow Life Expectancy

What is the average Glow lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Glow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Glow in 1962 was 67, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glow 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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