Rowe Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by a hedgerow or in a row of houses built next to one another, from Middle English row (northern Middle English raw, from Old English raw). from the medieval personal name Row, a variant of Rou(l) (see Rollo, Rolf) or a short form of Rowland. English name adopted by bearers of French Baillargeon.

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

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Rowe Family Origin

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Rowe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rowe. A less common occupation for the Rowe family was Carpenter. The most common Rowe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Rowe's were Farmers.

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Rowe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Rowe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rowe in 1941 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rowe

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