Lowy Family History

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Lowy Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Levy. Dutch: from a Dutch adaptation of the French personal name Louis. Variant of Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Loewe (see Loewy).

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


Similar surnames: Lowe, Loy, Loewy, Lory, Lewy, Low, Lown, Lose, Mory, Goy

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Lowy Family Origin

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Lowy Family Occupations

What did your Lowy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lowy family was Farm Laborer. Merchant, Clergyman and Distillery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lowy. The most common Lowy occupation in the USA was Merchant. 25% of Lowy's were Merchants.

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  • Merchant

    25%
  • Clergyman

    13%
  • Distillery

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%

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

Lowy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lowy Life Expectancy

What is the average Lowy lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lowy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lowy in 1955 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lowy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lowy 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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