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Farrow Family History

Farrow Name Meaning
Northern English: hypercorrected form of Farrar, occupational name for a smith or worker in iron. The original -ar or -er ending of this name came to be regarded as an error, and was changed to -ow.

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

692,558 Historical Documents with Farrow on Ancestry.com
195,253 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,590 Military Records
14,616 Immigration Records
137,828 Census and Voter Lists
329,271 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Farrow Families

  • Number of Farrow families
     45 - 88
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Farrow families
     436 - 870
     146 - 435
     1 - 145
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Farrow families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Farrow census records

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Farrow Family Origin

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Farrow Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Farrow

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Farrow Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Farrow census records

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Farrow Civil War Service Records

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