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Flow Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a variant of Flew, a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, from Middle English flue, denoting a kind of fishing net.

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


Similar surnames: Clow, Low, Blow, Flad, Lown, Plog, Flor, Law, Flood, Floor

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Flow Family Origin

Where is the Flow family from?

Flow Family Occupations

What did your Flow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Flow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Flow's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flow. A less common occupation for the Flow family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Flow Historical Records

What Flow family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Flow Life Expectancy

What is the average Flow lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Flow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Flow in 1950 was 49, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flow 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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