Lowes Family History

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Lowes Name Meaning

patronymic from Low 3 and 4. topographic name rom the plural of Middle English lowe ‘mound’, ‘hill’ (see Low 1).

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

Similar surnames: Howes, Lodes, Lower, Lowe, Bowes, Lowen, Lawes, Lopes, Lownes, Blower

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Lowes Family Origin

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Lowes Family Occupations

What did your Lowes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lowes family was Lead Miner. The most common Lowes occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 11% of Lowes's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lowes.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Lead Miner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lowes ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lowes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Lowes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lowes 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Lowes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lowes. For the veterans among your Lowes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lowes Life Expectancy

What is the average Lowes lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lowes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Lowes in 1960 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lowes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lowes 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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