Lown Name Meaning

from the Middle English personal name Lovin, Old English Leofhun, composed of the elements leof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + hun ‘bear cub’. habitational name from the city of Louvain in Belgium (Dutch Leuven).

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


Similar surnames: Down, Low, Bow, Rowe, Loud, Born, Lohn, Lowy, Mohn, Loo

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Lown Family Origin

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Lown Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Lown occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Lown's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lown. A less common occupation for the Lown family was Keeping House.

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Lown Historical Records

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Lown Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Lown life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lown in 1955 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lown

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