Towe Family History

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Towe Name Meaning

English: variant of Tow.

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


Similar surnames: Dowe, Howe, Towle, Tone, Toye, Tow, Town, Rowe, Powe, Lowe

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Towe Family Origin

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Towe Family Occupations

What did your Towe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Towe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Towe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Towe family was Book Printer. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Towe.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Book Printer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Towe ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Towe Historical Records

What Towe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Towe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Towe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Towe

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Towe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Towe. For the veterans among your Towe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Towe Life Expectancy

What is the average Towe lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Towe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Towe in 1948 was 48, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Towe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Towe ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Towe Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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