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Marlow Family History

Marlow Name Meaning
habitational name from the place in Buckinghamshire on the Thames, named in Old English with mere ‘lake’, ‘pool’ + lafe ‘remnants’, ‘leavings’, i.e. a boggy area remaining after a lake had been drained.possibly also a variant of Marley.

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

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Name Distribution of Marlow Families

  • Number of Marlow families
     73 - 144
     25 - 72
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Marlow families
     283 - 563
     95 - 282
     1 - 94
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Marlow families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Marlow Family Origin

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Marlow Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Marlow

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Marlow Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Marlow Civil War Service Records

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