Solow Family History

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Solow Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): Polish or German spelling of Solov, probably a reduced form of the personal name Solovei (see Soloway).

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

Similar surnames: Koslow, Soloway, Sokol, Salow, Soll, Orlow, Soldo, Sobon, Low, Colo

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Solow Family Origin

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Solow Family Occupations

What did your Solow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Solow. 34% of Solow men worked as a Salesman and 24% of Solow women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Solow were Chauffeur and Salesman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Proprietor
  • Chauffeur

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Operator
  • Salesman

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Solow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Solow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Solow 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 748 immigration records available for the last name Solow. 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 385 military records available for the last name Solow. For the veterans among your Solow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Solow Life Expectancy

What is the average Solow lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Solow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Solow in 1953 was 61, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Solow 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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