Glow Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McGlow, itself an altered form of McCloy. Americanized form of Polish Glowa or German Gloe, or perhaps a translation of German Glantz.

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


Similar surnames: Glos, Glod, Clow, Low, Glowa, Good, Klos, Cloy, Goos, Glose

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Glow Family Origin

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Glow Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%

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In 1880, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Glow. The most common Glow occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 33% of Glow's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Glow family was Keeping House.

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Glow Historical Records

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Glow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Glow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Glow in 1962 was 67, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glow

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