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Loewe Family History

Loewe Name Meaning

German (mainly Löwe): see Lowe Jewish (Ashkenazic; also Löwe): artificial name from German Löwe ‘lion’. Compare Lowe Jewish (western Ashkenazic; also Löwe): variant of Levy . Compare Lowe

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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Where is the Loewe family from?

You can see how Loewe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Loewe family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Loewe families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Loewe family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Loewe's in USA. New York had the highest population of Loewe families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Loewe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and 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 USA 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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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    17%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • File Clerk
    7%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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