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Lowitz Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of a number of places so named in Pomerania.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lobitz, Lubitz, Dewitz, Politz, Lovitz, Opitz, Britz, Labit, Leitz

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Where is the Lowitz family from?

You can see how Lowitz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lowitz family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lowitz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Lowitz families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Lowitz's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lowitz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lowitz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lowitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lowitz. 28% of Lowitz men worked as a Salesman and 60% of Lowitz women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lowitz were Owner and Housewife. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Lawyer
  • Laborer
  • Owner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lowitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lowitz 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 509 immigration records available for the last name Lowitz. 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 379 military records available for the last name Lowitz. For the veterans among your Lowitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lowitz lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Lowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lowitz in 1959 was 65, and 80 in 2004.

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