Lowen Family History

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Lowen Name Meaning

English: variant of Lewin 1. This name is also found in the Netherlands, and in Sweden as Löwen, Löwén, Lövén, in both cases presumably derived from the German surname Löwe (see Loewe), although the Swedish forms could equally be ornamental names from löv ‘leaf’.

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


Similar surnames: Lowe, Loewe, Loren, Loden, Loven, Lower, Nolen, Cowden, Lown, Flower

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Lowen Family Origin

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Lowen Family Occupations

What did your Lowen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lowen. 17% of Lowen men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Lowen women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lowen were Clerk and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Maid
    9%

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

Lowen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Lowen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lowen 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 Lowen. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Lowen. For the veterans among your Lowen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lowen Life Expectancy

What is the average Lowen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lowen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Lowen in 1954 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

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