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Schow Family History

Schow Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Schau.

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

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7,188 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,170 Military Records
856 Immigration Records
5,342 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Schow Families

  • Number of Schow families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schow families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schow last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schow census records

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Schow Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Schow families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Schow Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Schow families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Schow

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Schow Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schow census records

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Schow Civil War Service Records

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