Tarnow Family History

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Tarnow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so called near Güstrow (Mecklenburg). The place name is of Slavic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Tornow, Yarrow, Rannow, Zornow, Sanow, Karow, Barlow, Barrow, Torno

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Tarnow Family Origin

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Tarnow Family Occupations

What did your Tarnow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tarnow occupation in the UK was Journeyman Tailor. 100% of Tarnow's were Journeyman Tailors.

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  • Journeyman Tailor


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Tarnow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tarnow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tarnow 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 398 immigration records available for the last name Tarnow. 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 Tarnow. For the veterans among your Tarnow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tarnow Life Expectancy

What is the average Tarnow lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Tarnow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tarnow in 1951 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tarnow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tarnow 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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