Stow Family History

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Stow Name Meaning

English: variant of Stowe.

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

Similar surnames: Strow, Tow, Stowe, Show, Skow, Aton, Shon, Snow, Dow, Story

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Stow Family Origin

Where is the Stow family from?

Stow Family Occupations

What did your Stow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Ag Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stow. The most common Stow occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Stow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stow family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Ag Labr

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stow ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Stow Historical Records

What Stow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 53,000 census records available for the last name Stow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stow 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Stow. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Stow. For the veterans among your Stow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stow Life Expectancy

What is the average Stow lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Stow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Stow in 1956 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stow 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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