Mcdow Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: patronymic from the Gaelic personal name Dubh meaning ‘black’; thus, it is of the same origin as McDuff.

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


Similar surnames: Mcadoo, Mccoy, Mcroy, Mccaw, Dow, Mcvoy, Mcgaw, Bow, Mccown, Croy

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Mcdow Family Origin

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Mcdow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Labour

    7%
  • Farm Labourer

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcdow family was Farm Labourer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farm Labour were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcdow. The most common Mcdow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Mcdow's were Farmers.

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Mcdow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Mcdow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mcdow in 1947 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcdow

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