Barrows Family History

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Barrows Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Barrow, Carrow, Burrows, Arrow, Harrow, Yarrow, Farrow, Darrow

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Barrows Family Origin

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Barrows Family Occupations

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Barrows Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barrows. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barrows census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Barrows. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Barrows. For the veterans among your Barrows ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barrows Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barrows ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Famous Barrows Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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