Towe Family History

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Towe Name Meaning

English: variant of Tow.

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

Similar surnames: Dowe, Howe, Towle, Tone, Toye, Tow, Town, Rowe, Powe, Lowe

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Towe Family Origin

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Towe Family Occupations

What did your Towe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Artificial Silk Spinner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Towe. 2% of Towe men worked as an Artificial Silk Spinner and 51% of Towe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Towe were Accountant (insurance) and Hosiery Finisher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Artificial Silk Spinner
  • Fitters Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Accountant (insurance)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties
  • Hosiery Finisher

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

Towe Historical Records

What Towe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Towe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Towe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Towe

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Towe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Towe. For the veterans among your Towe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Towe Life Expectancy

What is the average Towe lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Towe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Towe in 1948 was 48, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Towe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Towe 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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