Merrow Family History

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Merrow Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Merrow in Surrey, possibly so named from Old English mearg ‘marrow’ used figuratively to mean ‘fertile ground’.

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

Similar surnames: Harrow, Merton, Marlow, Yarrow, Barrow, Merry, Cerro, Marrow, Meadow

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Merrow Family Origin

Where is the Merrow family from?

Merrow Family Occupations

What did your Merrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Gatekeeper and Salt Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Merrow. A less common occupation for the Merrow family was Ship Broker. The most common Merrow occupation in the UK was Gatekeeper. 33% of Merrow's were Gatekeepers.

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  • Gatekeeper

  • Salt Labourer

  • Ship Broker


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

Merrow Historical Records

What Merrow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Merrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Merrow 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 908 immigration records available for the last name Merrow. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Merrow. For the veterans among your Merrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Merrow Life Expectancy

What is the average Merrow lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Merrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Merrow in 1945 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Merrow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Merrow 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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