Arrow Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Arrow in Warwickshire or Arrowe in Cheshire. The first takes its name from the Arrow river, a Celtic or pre-Celtic term meaning ‘stream’; the second, recorded c. 1245 as Arwe, is from Old Norse erg ‘shieling’. Perhaps in some cases a translation of French La Flèche (‘the arrow’).

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

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Arrow Family Origin

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Arrow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Painter

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Arrow family was Painter. The most common Arrow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Arrow's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arrow.

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Arrow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Arrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Arrow in 1960 was 48, and 60 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arrow

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