Bilow Family History

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Bilow Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Ukrainian bilyj ‘white’. See also Beloff. Variant of German Bülow (see Buelow).

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

Similar surnames: Below, Bulow, Blok, Blew, Bilyk, Bilz, Bily, Balow, Billow, Biltz

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Bilow Family Origin

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Bilow Family Occupations

What did your Bilow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bilow. A less common occupation for the Bilow family was Cigar Box Mfg.. The most common Bilow occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Bilow's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cigar Box Mfg.


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

Bilow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bilow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bilow 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 327 immigration records available for the last name Bilow. 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 888 military records available for the last name Bilow. For the veterans among your Bilow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bilow Life Expectancy

What is the average Bilow lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bilow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Bilow in 1961 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bilow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bilow 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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