Marlow Family History

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Marlow Name Meaning

habitational name from the place in Buckinghamshire on the Thames, named in Old English with mere ‘lake’, ‘pool’ + lafe ‘remnants’, ‘leavings’, i.e. a boggy area remaining after a lake had been drained. possibly also a variant of Marley.

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


Similar surnames: Harlow, Farlow, Barlow, Parlow, Mallow, Harrow, Callow, Marley

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Marlow Family Origin

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Marlow Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Shoe Rivetter

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Marlow occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Marlow's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Shoe Rivetter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marlow. A less common occupation for the Marlow family was Coal Miner.

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Marlow Historical Records

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Marlow Life Expectancy

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