Show Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): unexplained. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Schau.

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


Similar surnames: Shew, Scow, Shows, Schow, Snow, Shon, How, Shaw, Low, Rhew

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Show Family Origin

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Show Family Occupations

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  • Doctor

    50%
  • Shoemaker

    50%

In 1881, the most common Show occupation in Canada was Doctor. 50% of Show's were Doctors. Doctor and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Show.

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Show life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Show in 1959 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Show

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