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Bristow Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Bristol, named in Old English with brycg ‘bridge’ + stow ‘assembly place’. The final -l of the modern form is due to a regional pronunciation.

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

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Bristow Family Origin

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Bristow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Bristow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Bristow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bristow family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bristow.

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Bristow Historical Records

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Bristow Life Expectancy

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