Burow Family History

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Burow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from places so named in Mecklenburg and Pomerania.

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

Similar surnames: Buhrow, Bulow, Thurow, Barkow, Bury, Buetow, Buren, Borom, Bro, Muro

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Burow Family Origin

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Burow Family Occupations

What did your Burow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Burow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Burow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burow family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burow.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Burow ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Burow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Burow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burow 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Burow. 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 Burow. For the veterans among your Burow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burow Life Expectancy

What is the average Burow lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Burow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Burow in 1955 was 26, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burow 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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