Show Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): unexplained. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Schau.

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


Similar surnames: Shew, Scow, Shows, Schow, Snow, Shon, How, Shaw, Low, Rhew

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Show Family Occupations

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  • Laundress

    9%
  • Ag. Lab.

    5%
  • Blacksmith Master

    5%
  • Builders Foreman

    5%

In 1881, the most common Show occupation in the UK was Laundress. 9% of Show's were Laundresss. Laundress, Ag. Lab. and Blacksmith Master were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Show. A less common occupation for the Show family was Builders Foreman.

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Show life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Show in 1959 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Show

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