Billow Family History

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Billow Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Bellow or Bellew.

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


Similar surnames: Bellow, Dillow, Pillow, Biglow, Dillon, Bigelow, Ballow, Gillow

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Billow Family Origin

Where is the Billow family from?

Billow Family Occupations

What did your Billow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Billow family was Carpenter. The most common Billow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Billow's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Boat Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Billow.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Boat Man

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Billow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Billow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Billow 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 Billow. 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 Billow. For the veterans among your Billow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Billow Life Expectancy

What is the average Billow lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Billow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Billow in 1954 was 52, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Billow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Billow 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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