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Wadlow Family History

Wadlow Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a lost place, Wadlow in Toddington, Bedfordshire, named with the Old English personal name Wada + Old English hlaw ‘hill’, ‘barrow’. RW.

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

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8,245 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
799 Military Records
663 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Wadlow Families

  • Number of Wadlow families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wadlow families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wadlow last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wadlow Family Origin

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Wadlow Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Wadlow

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Wadlow Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Wadlow Civil War Service Records

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