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Kulow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Kuhlow near Schwerin, Mecklenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Bulow, Luplow, Konow, Buelow, Clow, Kulp, Kussow, Kulik, Kadow, Rudow

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Where is the Kulow family from?

You can see how Kulow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kulow family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Kulow families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Kulow families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Kulow's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kulow families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kulow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kulow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kulow. 34% of Kulow men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Kulow women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kulow were Contractor and Stenographer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Contractor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Farm Helper
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kulow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kulow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 512 immigration records available for the last name Kulow. 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 Cards

There are 974 military records available for the last name Kulow. For the veterans among your Kulow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kulow lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kulow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kulow in 1958 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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