Chow Family History

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Chow Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English chow (Old English ceo) ‘jackdaw or crow’. Chinese : variant of Zhou. Chinese : Cantonese variant of Zou. Chinese : variant of Cao 1. Chinese : Cantonese variant of Chao 4.

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


Similar surnames: Chou, Chew, Crow, Cho, Choi, Chao, Clow, Chiu, Chi, Coe

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Chow Family Origin

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Chow Family Occupations

What did your Chow ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Miner

    11%
  • Cook

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, Laborer, Miner and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chow. The most common Chow occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Chow's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Chow family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Chow | Data not to scale

Chow Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Chow ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Chow Life Expectancy

What is the average Chow lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chow 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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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Chow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Chow in 1956 was 61, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chow

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