Dorow Name Meaning

German (under Slavic influence): habitational name from Dorow, a place in Pomerania. Perhaps a variant of Scottish Darrow.

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


Similar surnames: Doron, Zodrow, Zornow, Bobrow, Dobrow, Tornow, Dorst, Gerow, Darrow

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Dorow Family Origin

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Dorow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Bookkeeper

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorow. The most common Dorow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Dorow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dorow family was Carpenter.

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Dorow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Dorow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Dorow in 1957 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorow

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