Tornow Family History

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Tornow Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): habitational name from any of four places so named in eastern Germany, probably of similar origin to Torney 3.

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


Similar surnames: Tarnow, Zornow, Torno, Torney, Konow, Turnbow, Tesnow, Gordon, Parlow

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Tornow Family Origin

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Tornow Family Occupations

What did your Tornow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tornow. A less common occupation for the Tornow family was Express Wag. Driver. The most common Tornow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Tornow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Farming

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Express Wag. Driver

    9%

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Tornow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tornow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tornow 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 648 immigration records available for the last name Tornow. 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 Tornow. For the veterans among your Tornow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tornow Life Expectancy

What is the average Tornow lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tornow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tornow in 1957 was 31, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tornow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tornow 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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