Darrow Family History

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Darrow Name Meaning

habitational name from Darroch near Falkirk, in Stirlingshire, said to be named from Gaelic darach ‘oak tree’. Scottish variant of northern Irish Darragh.

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


Similar surnames: Harrow, Barrow, Garrow, Damrow, Carrow, Yarrow, Darroch, Farrow

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Darrow Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Darrow name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Darrow. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    49%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    17%

  • Germanic Europe

    10%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • Norway

    4%

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Darrow Family Origin

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Darrow Family Occupations

What did your Darrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Darrow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Darrow's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darrow. A less common occupation for the Darrow family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Darrow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Darrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darrow 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Darrow. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Darrow. For the veterans among your Darrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Darrow Life Expectancy

What is the average Darrow lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Darrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Darrow in 1944 was 31, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Darrow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Darrow 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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