Thurlow Family History

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Thurlow Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Thurlow in Suffolk, recorded in Domesday Book as Tritlawa and Tridlauua, and apparently named with Old English þr¯ð ‘troop’, ‘assembly’ + hlaw ‘burial mound’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Harlow, Sharlow, Thurow, Barlow, Ludlow, Harrow, Farlow, Turton

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Thurlow Family Origin

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Thurlow Family Occupations

What did your Thurlow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thurlow. A less common occupation for the Thurlow family was Labourer. The most common Thurlow occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Thurlow's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%

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

Thurlow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Thurlow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thurlow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Thurlow

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Thurlow. 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 Thurlow. For the veterans among your Thurlow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thurlow Life Expectancy

What is the average Thurlow lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Thurlow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Thurlow in 1944 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thurlow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thurlow 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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