Lowe Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Low. German (Löwe): see Loewe. Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwe): ornamental name from German Löwe ‘lion’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): Germanized form of Levy.

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


Similar surnames: Loewe, Lowy, Lowen, Low, Howe, Lobe, Rowe, Love, Lose, Dowe

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Lowe Family Origin

Where is the Lowe family from?

SHOW MORE

Lowe Family Occupations

What did your Lowe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lowe. A less common occupation for the Lowe family was Farming. The most common Lowe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Lowe's were Farmers.

View Census data for Lowe | Data not to scale

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Lowe Historical Records

What Lowe family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Lowe ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lowe

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Lowe Life Expectancy

What is the average Lowe lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Lowe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lowe in 1940 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lowe

SHOW MORE

United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lowe 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.

Famous Lowe Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Look up another name