Scow Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Norwegian Skau. Perhaps English, a habitational name from Scow in Cumbria. There is also a Scow Brook in Derbyshire, and Scow Hall in North Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Show, Clow, Mow, Schow, Snow, Strow, Dow, Shaw, Low, Sydow

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Scow Family Origin

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Scow Family Occupations

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  • Coachman

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Gardener

    33%

In 1881, Coachman and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Scow. The most common Scow occupation in the UK was Coachman. 33% of Scow's were Coachmans. A less common occupation for the Scow family was Gardener.

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Scow Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Scow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Scow in 1963 was 86, and 92 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scow

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