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Blow Name Meaning

English: from Middle English blowe, blaa, bloo ‘pale’, hence a nickname for someone with an exceptionally pale complexion. Americanized spelling of French Bleau.

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


Similar surnames: Brow, Low, Clow, Snow, Trow, Flow, Bow, Bly, Crow, Bloom

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Blow Family Origin

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Blow Family Occupations

What did your Blow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Blow family was Son. The most common Blow occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Blow's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blow.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Student

    12%
  • School

    6%
  • Son

    6%

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

Blow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blow 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Blow. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Blow. For the veterans among your Blow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blow Life Expectancy

What is the average Blow lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Blow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Blow in 1945 was 31, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blow 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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