Farrow Family History

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Farrow Name Meaning

Northern English: hypercorrected form of Farrar, occupational name for a smith or worker in iron. The original -ar or -er ending of this name came to be regarded as an error, and was changed to -ow.

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


Similar surnames: Farro, Farrar, Yarrow, Barrow, Arrow, Carrow, Ferro, Harrow, Farlow

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Farrow Family Origin

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Farrow Family Occupations

What did your Farrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Farrow. 8% of Farrow men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Farrow women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Farrow were Farm Labourer and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    8%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Gardener
    4%
  • Farm Labourer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    68%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%

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

Farrow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 149,000 census records available for the last name Farrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farrow 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Farrow. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Farrow. For the veterans among your Farrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farrow Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Farrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Farrow in 1940 was 32, and 73 in 2004.

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