Lowman Family History

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Lowman Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Lefman (see Leaman, Lemon).

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

Similar surnames: Bowman, Leaman, Plowman, Notman, Gorman, Todman, Cotman, Sloman

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Lowman Family Origin

Where is the Lowman family from?

Lowman Family Occupations

What did your Lowman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lowman. The most common Lowman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Lowman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lowman family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Lowman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Lowman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lowman 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 Lowman. 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 Lowman. For the veterans among your Lowman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lowman Life Expectancy

What is the average Lowman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Lowman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lowman in 1943 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lowman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lowman 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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