Ow Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Ou 1.

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


Similar surnames: O, Jow, Ou, On, Au, Oh, Mou, Jou, Koh, Mow

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Ow Family Origin

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Ow Family Occupations

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In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Ow. 72% of Ow men worked as a Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    72%
  • Cook
    29%

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

Ow Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 17,000 military records available for the last name Ow. For the veterans among your Ow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ow Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Ow in 1945 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

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