Partlow Family History

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Partlow Name Meaning

Shortened form of Irish McPartlow, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Pharthaláin, a patronymic from Parthalán (see McFarlane). Variant of German Bartlau, a habitational name from Bartelow, a place in Pomerania no longer extant.

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

Similar surnames: Parlow, Marlow, Bartow, Harlow, Barlow, Paetow, Farlow, Parola, Salow

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Partlow Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Partlow name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Partlow. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Partlow Family Origin

Where is the Partlow family from?

Partlow Family Occupations

What did your Partlow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, AG Laborer, Builder 6 Men and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Partlow. A less common occupation for the Partlow family was Coal Miner & Inn Keeper. The most common Partlow occupation in the UK was AG Laborer. 17% of Partlow's were AG Laborers.

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  • AG Laborer

  • Builder 6 Men

  • Coal Miner

  • Coal Miner & Inn Keeper


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

Partlow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Partlow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Partlow 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 486 immigration records available for the last name Partlow. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Partlow. For the veterans among your Partlow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Partlow Life Expectancy

What is the average Partlow lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Partlow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Partlow in 1948 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Partlow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Partlow 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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