Farlow Family History

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Farlow Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Shropshire, so named from Old English fearn ‘fern’ + hlaw ‘hill’, ‘tumulus’.

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

Similar surnames: Barlow, Harlow, Marlow, Parlow, Sharlow, Barrow, Callow, Harrow

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Farlow Family Origin

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Farlow Family Occupations

What did your Farlow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Farlow family was Pensioner. Coal Miner, French Polisher and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farlow. The most common Farlow occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Farlow's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • French Polisher

  • Labourer

  • Pensioner


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

Farlow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Farlow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farlow 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 Farlow. 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 Card

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

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Farlow Life Expectancy

What is the average Farlow lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Farlow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Farlow in 1948 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farlow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farlow 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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