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Below Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bellow. German: habitational name from any of three places in Mecklenburg named Below. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) and Russian: variant of Beloff.

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


Similar surnames: Bellow, Buelow, Bulow, Bilow, Balow, Belew, Kellow, Gielow, Belle

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Below Family Origin

Where is the Below family from?

Below Family Occupations

What did your Below ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Below occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Below's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Below. A less common occupation for the Below family was Teamster.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Teamster

    5%

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

Below Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Below. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Below 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Below. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Below Life Expectancy

What is the average Below lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Below life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Below in 1941 was 72, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Below

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Below 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.

Famous Below Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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