Furlow Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Furlow Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Farlow.

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

Similar surnames: Furrow, Worlow, Harlow, Burrow, Flow, Marlow, Farlow, Barlow, Burlew

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Furlow Family Origin

Where is the Furlow family from?

Furlow Family Occupations

What did your Furlow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Furlow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Furlow's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Furlow. A less common occupation for the Furlow family was Farming.

View Census data for Furlow | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Furlow Historical Records

What Furlow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Furlow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Furlow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Furlow

Passenger List

There are 670 immigration records available for the last name Furlow. 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.

View all Furlow immigration records

Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Furlow. For the veterans among your Furlow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Furlow military records

You've only scratched the surface of Furlow family history.

Furlow Life Expectancy

What is the average Furlow lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Furlow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Furlow in 1948 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Furlow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Furlow 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.

Famous Furlow Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name