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Turnbow Family History

Turnbow Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Dürnbach, from a habitational name from any of several places so named or from places in Austria and Bavaria named Dürrenbach (meaning ‘dry stream’).

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

96,347 Historical Documents with Turnbow on Ancestry
13,448 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,690 Military Records
335 Immigration Records
6,367 Census and Voter Lists
74,507 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Turnbow Families

  • Number of Turnbow families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Turnbow families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Turnbow last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Turnbow census records

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Turnbow Family Origin

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Turnbow Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Turnbow

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Turnbow Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Turnbow census records

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Turnbow Civil War Service Records

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