Mow Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Mow (formerly Molle) in the parish of Morebattle, Roxburghshire. Variant spelling of English Mowe, a variant of Maw.

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

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Mow Family Origin

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Mow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Miner

    6%

In 1880, the most common Mow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Mow's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mow. A less common occupation for the Mow family was Miner.

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Mow Historical Records

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Mow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2003, Mow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mow in 1955 was 44, and 64 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mow

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