Jow Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Zhou.

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

Similar surnames: Jew, Ow, Jo, Jou, Joe, Joo, Mou, Jin, Joa, Joh

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Jow Family Origin

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Jow Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Jow occupation in the USA was Miner. 100% of Jow's were Miners.

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Jow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jow 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

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Draft Card

There are 226 military records available for the last name Jow. For the veterans among your Jow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jow Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Jow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Jow in 1962 was 70, and 88 in 2004.

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