Dorow Family History

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Dorow Name Meaning

German (under Slavic influence): habitational name from Dorow, a place in Pomerania. Perhaps a variant of Scottish Darrow.

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

Similar surnames: Doron, Zodrow, Zornow, Bobrow, Dobrow, Tornow, Dorst, Gerow, Darrow

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Dorow Family Origin

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Dorow Family Occupations

What did your Dorow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dorow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Dorow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dorow family was Carpenter. Farmer, Blacksmith and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorow.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Bookkeeper

  • Carpenter


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

Dorow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dorow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorow 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 560 immigration records available for the last name Dorow. 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 934 military records available for the last name Dorow. For the veterans among your Dorow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorow Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorow lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dorow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Dorow in 1957 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorow 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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