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Darrow Name Meaning

Scottish:: variant of Darragh . habitational name from Darroch near Falkirk (Stirlingshire) said to be named from Gaelic darach ‘oak tree’. Compare Darroch .

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

Similar surnames: Harrow, Barrow, Garrow, Damrow, Carrow, Yarrow, Darroch, Farrow

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Where is the Darrow family from?

You can see how Darrow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Darrow family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Darrow families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 11 Darrow families living in Cheshire. This was about 25% of all the recorded Darrow's in United Kingdom. Cheshire had the highest population of Darrow families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Darrow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Darrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Darrow. 100% of Darrow women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Darrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darrow 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Darrow. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Darrow. For the veterans among your Darrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Darrow lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Darrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Darrow in 1944 was 31, and 80 in 2004.

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