Paetow Family History

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Paetow Name Meaning

German (Pätow): habitational name from Pätow in Mecklenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Passow, Buetow, Pankow, Parlow, Partlow, Rachow, Paeth, Pretz, Paetz

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Paetow Family Origin

Where is the Paetow family from?

Paetow Family Occupations

What did your Paetow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Paetow occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Paetow's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Paetow family was Saloon Keeper. Laborer, Farmer and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paetow.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Retail Grocer

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Paetow Historical Records

What Paetow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Paetow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paetow 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 548 immigration records available for the last name Paetow. 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 893 military records available for the last name Paetow. For the veterans among your Paetow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paetow Life Expectancy

What is the average Paetow lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Paetow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Paetow in 1958 was 47, and 91 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paetow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paetow 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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