Loewe Family History

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Loewe Name Meaning

German (Löwe): from Middle High German lewe, löuwe ‘lion’, hence a nickname for a brave or regal person. In some cases the surname may have been a habitational name, from a house distinguished by the sign of a lion. The surname in the sense ‘lion’ is also found in Dutch, Swedish, and Danish. Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwe): ornamental name from German Löwe ‘lion’. Compare Lowe. Jewish (western Ashkenazic): variant of Levy.

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

Similar surnames: Lowe, Loewy, Lowen, Roewe, Loewer, Love, Howe, Loeser, Liebe, Goede

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Loewe Family Origin

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Loewe Family Occupations

What did your Loewe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Loewe. 26% of Loewe men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Loewe women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loewe were Salesman and File Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
  • Waitress
  • File Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Loewe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Loewe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loewe 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Loewe. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Loewe. For the veterans among your Loewe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loewe Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Loewe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Loewe in 1956 was 42, and 69 in 2004.

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