Ow Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Ou 1.

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


Similar surnames: O, Jow, Ou, On, Au, Oh, Mou, Jou, Koh, Mow

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Ow Family Origin

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Ow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Merchant

    20%
  • Pattern Maker

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ow family was Pattern Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ow. The most common Ow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Ow's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Ow | Data not to scale

Ow Historical Records

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Ow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Ow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Ow in 1945 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ow

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