Sowa Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from sowa ‘owl’.

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


Similar surnames: Sova, Soja, Seda, Sawa, Sola, Glowa, Topa, Stopa, Goga, Sofia

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Sowa Family Origin

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Sowa Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Grocery Store

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Grocery Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sowa. The most common Sowa occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Sowa's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Sowa family was Keeping House.

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Sowa Historical Records

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Sowa Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Sowa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sowa in 1947 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sowa

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