Gabow Family History

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Gabow Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bow, Tabor, Cahow, Nabor, Lubow, Mabon, Rakow, Balow, Karow, Grabow

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Gabow Family Origin

Where is the Gabow family from?

Gabow Family Occupations

What did your Gabow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Weaver, Clerck and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gabow. The most common Gabow occupation in Canada was Weaver. 43% of Gabow's were Weavers. A less common occupation for the Gabow family was House Keeper.

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  • Weaver

  • Clerck

  • Fisherman

  • House Keeper


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

Gabow Historical Records

What Gabow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 119 census records available for the last name Gabow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gabow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gabow

Passenger List

There are 35 immigration records available for the last name Gabow. 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 33 military records available for the last name Gabow. For the veterans among your Gabow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gabow Life Expectancy

What is the average Gabow lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gabow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Gabow in 1963 was 74, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gabow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gabow 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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