Sydow Family History

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Sydow Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named, for example near Berlin, in Pomerania, and Anhalt. The surname is also established in Sweden, presumably having been taken there from Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Gadow, Rakow, Rudow, Sukow, Salow, Kadow, Scow, Sandow, Dow, Sudol

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Sydow Family Origin

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Sydow Family Occupations

What did your Sydow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sydow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Sydow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sydow family was Preacher. Farmer, Clerk and Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sydow.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Clerk

    14%
  • Minister

    14%
  • Preacher

    14%

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

Sydow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sydow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sydow 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sydow. 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 Sydow. For the veterans among your Sydow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sydow Life Expectancy

What is the average Sydow lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sydow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sydow in 1962 was 80, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sydow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sydow 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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