Yow Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Yeo.

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


Similar surnames: Yaw, Yoe, Low, Mow, Row, Dow, How, Goy, Lo, Yob

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Yow Family Origin

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Yow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Works On Farm

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yow family was Works On Farm. The most common Yow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Yow's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yow.

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Yow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Yow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1948. The average life expectancy for Yow in 1948 was 100, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yow

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