Tow Name Meaning

English: perhaps, as Reaney proposes, a variant of Tough.

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


Similar surnames: How, Dow, Trow, Towe, Town, Mow, Row, Stow, Tong, Tomb

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Tow Family Origin

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Tow Family Occupations

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  • Fishmonger

    9%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Dressmaker

    6%

In 1881, the most common Tow occupation in the UK was Fishmonger. 9% of Tow's were Fishmongers. A less common occupation for the Tow family was Dressmaker. Fishmonger, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tow.

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Tow Historical Records

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Tow Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Tow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Tow in 1955 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tow

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