Garrow Family History

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Garrow Name Meaning

Scottish: descriptive nickname from Gaelic garbh ‘brawny’, ‘rough’. English: variant of Garraway. Americanized spelling of French Gareau.

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

Similar surnames: Darrow, Garret, Marrow, Garron, Harrow, Yarrow, Arrow, Garrod, Larrow

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Garrow Family Origin

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Garrow Family Occupations

What did your Garrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garrow. A less common occupation for the Garrow family was Annuitant. The most common Garrow occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Garrow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Tailor

  • Annuitant


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

Garrow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Garrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garrow 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Garrow. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Garrow. For the veterans among your Garrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garrow Life Expectancy

What is the average Garrow lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Garrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Garrow in 1952 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garrow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garrow 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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