Strow Family History

14-Day Free Trial


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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Strow Family Origin

Where is the Strow family from?

Strow Family Occupations

What did your Strow ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Strow.

View Census data for Strow | Data not to scale

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Strow Historical Records

What Strow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Strow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search UK census records for Strow

Passenger List

There are 243 immigration records available for the last name Strow. 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.

View all Strow immigration records

Draft Card

There are 593 military records available for the last name Strow. For the veterans among your Strow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Strow military records

You've only scratched the surface of Strow family history.

Strow Life Expectancy

What is the average Strow lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Strow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strow 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.

Famous Strow Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial