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

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lowe family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Lowe occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Lowe's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lowe.

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Lowe Historical Records

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Lowe Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lowe

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