Powe Name Meaning

English: nickname for a vain or proud man, from Middle English po ‘peacock’. Compare Peacock. Welsh: variant of Pugh.

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


Similar surnames: Pope, Power, Howe, Poe, Rowe, Podd, Towe, Prue, Powel, Pote

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Powe Family Origin

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Powe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

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Powe Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Powe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Powe in 1940 was 31, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Powe

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