Mow Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Mow (formerly Molle) in the parish of Morebattle, Roxburghshire. Variant spelling of English Mowe, a variant of Maw.

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


Similar surnames: Moy, Mon, Dow, Low, Mew, Row, Mo, How, Mok, Maw

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Mow Family Origin

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Mow Family Occupations

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  • Beer House Keeper

    17%
  • Jute Winder

    17%
  • Late Farmer

    17%
  • Laundress

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mow family was Laundress. Beer House Keeper, Jute Winder and Late Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mow. The most common Mow occupation in the UK was Beer House Keeper. 17% of Mow's were Beer House Keepers.

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Mow Historical Records

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Mow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2003, Mow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mow in 1955 was 44, and 64 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mow

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