Strow Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. It could be an Americanized spelling of German Stroh; on the other hand, there is a handful of bearers recorded in southwestern England in the 19th century, suggesting it could be of English origin, perhaps a variant of Straw.

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


Similar surnames: Sprow, Troy, Stow, Straw, Strop, Trow, Strom, Show, Carow, Trew

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Strow Family Origin

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Strow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Strow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Strow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Strow family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strow.

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Strow Historical Records

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Strow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Strow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Strow in 1963 was 50, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Strow

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