Jow Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Zhou.

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


Similar surnames: Jew, Ow, Jo, Jou, Joe, Joo, Mou, Jin, Joa, Joh

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Jow Family Origin

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Jow Family Occupations

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  • Fish Peddler

    20%
  • Journey Tailoress

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Merchant

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Jow family was Merchant. Fish Peddler, Journey Tailoress and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jow. The most common Jow occupation in Canada was Fish Peddler. 20% of Jow's were Fish Peddlers.

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Jow Historical Records

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Jow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Jow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Jow in 1962 was 70, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jow

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