Trow Family History

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Trow Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): nickname for a trustworthy person, from Middle English trow(e), trew(e) ‘faithful’, ‘steadfast’. English: variant of Tree, from Middle English trow, trew. English: topographic name for someone who lived near a depression in the ground, from Middle English trow ‘trough’, ‘hollow’. Translated form of French Jetté (see Jette). Trow represents the French Canadian pronunciation of English ‘throw’.

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

Similar surnames: Brow, Low, Troy, Crow, Trim, Tron, Trew, Trone, Roh, Toro

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Trow Family Origin

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Trow Family Occupations

What did your Trow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Trow family was Farmer. The most common Trow occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Trow's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trow.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer


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

Trow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Trow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trow 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Trow. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Trow. For the veterans among your Trow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trow Life Expectancy

What is the average Trow lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Trow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Trow in 1956 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trow 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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