Lowe Family History

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Lowe Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Low. German (Löwe): see Loewe. Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwe): ornamental name from German Löwe ‘lion’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): Germanized form of Levy.

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


Similar surnames: Loewe, Lowy, Lowen, Low, Howe, Lobe, Rowe, Love, Lose, Dowe

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Lowe Family Origin

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Lowe Family Occupations

What did your Lowe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lowe. 2% of Lowe men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Lowe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lowe were Colliery Hewer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Incapacitated
    1%
  • Colliery Hewer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

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

Lowe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 702,000 census records available for the last name Lowe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lowe 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 71,000 immigration records available for the last name Lowe. 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 103,000 military records available for the last name Lowe. For the veterans among your Lowe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lowe Life Expectancy

What is the average Lowe lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Lowe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lowe in 1940 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lowe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lowe 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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