Lown Family History

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Lown Name Meaning

from the Middle English personal name Lovin, Old English Leofhun, composed of the elements leof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + hun ‘bear cub’. habitational name from the city of Louvain in Belgium (Dutch Leuven).

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

Similar surnames: Down, Low, Bow, Rowe, Loud, Born, Lohn, Lowy, Mohn, Loo

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Lown Family Origin

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Lown Family Occupations

What did your Lown ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Going To School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lown. The most common Lown occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Lown's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lown family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • Baker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lown ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lown Historical Records

What Lown family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Lown. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lown census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lown. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Lown. For the veterans among your Lown ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lown Life Expectancy

What is the average Lown lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lown life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lown in 1955 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lown

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lown ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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