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 1880, the most common Loewe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Loewe's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loewe. A less common occupation for the Loewe family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Musician

    5%
  • Barber

    3%

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Loewe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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

What is the average Loewe lifespan?

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loewe 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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