History of your Surname
Get access to Clowe family records.Start a free trial

Clowe Family History

Clowe Name Meaning

English: variant spelling Clow.

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

Similar surnames: Clow, Lowe, Clowes, Blowe, Close, Crowe, Clower, Cloke, Crewe, Cowey

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Clowe family from?

You can see how Clowe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clowe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Clowe families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 26 Clowe families living in Ontario. This was about 96% of all the recorded Clowe's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Clowe families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Clowe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Clowe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Clowe. 37% of Clowe men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Clowe women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clowe were Field Man and Clerk.

View Census data for Clowe | Data not to scale

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

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Manager
  • Clerk
  • Field Man

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housework
  • Florist
  • Clerk
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Clowe family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Clowe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clowe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Clowe

Passenger Lists

There are 865 immigration records available for the last name Clowe. 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.

View all Clowe immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 494 military records available for the last name Clowe. For the veterans among your Clowe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Clowe military records

You've only scratched the surface of Clowe family history.

Discover More

What is the average Clowe lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Clowe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Clowe in 1958 was 72, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clowe

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Clowe family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial