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

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Clerk

    14%
  • Minister

    14%
  • Preacher

    14%

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

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Sydow Historical Records

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Sydow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sydow

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