You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Low relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 290 less people named Low in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


Create, build, and explore your family tree.

What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 6,825 people named Low in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Low in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 6,535 people named Low were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 290 were disabled
  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • 687 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,600
  • Most common occupation was salesman

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Low families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • The most common mother tongue was Chinese
  • Most fathers originated from Texas
  • 948 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in California