Below Family History

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Below Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bellow. German: habitational name from any of three places in Mecklenburg named Below. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) and Russian: variant of Beloff.

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

Similar surnames: Bellow, Buelow, Bulow, Bilow, Balow, Belew, Kellow, Gielow, Belle

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Below Family Origin

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Below Family Occupations

What did your Below ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Below. 29% of Below men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Below women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Below were Clerk and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Below Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Below. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Below census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Below. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 22,000 military records available for the last name Below. For the veterans among your Below ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Below Life Expectancy

What is the average Below lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Below life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Below in 1941 was 72, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Below 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.

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