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Lowenthal Name Meaning

German (Löwenthal): habitational name from any of various places called Löwenthal. Jewish (Ashkenazic) and Swedish (Löwenthal): ornamental name composed of German Löwe ‘lion’ + T(h)al ‘valley’; in some cases the Jewish name would have been an ornamental elaboration associated with the personal name Levy or with personal names meaning ‘lion’.

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

Similar surnames: Lowenberg, Lowenstein, Rosenthal, Lilienthal, Loewenthal, Schoenthal

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Lowenthal Family Origin

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Lowenthal Family Occupations

What did your Lowenthal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lowenthal family was Keeps House. The most common Lowenthal occupation in the USA was Merchant. 7% of Lowenthal's were Merchants. Merchant, Drygoods Mchnt and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lowenthal.

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  • Merchant

  • Drygoods Mchnt

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House


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Lowenthal Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lowenthal Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Lowenthal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lowenthal in 1945 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

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