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Furrow Family History

Furrow Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Farrow (see Farrar ).

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


Similar surnames: Farrow, Furlow, Farro, Furrh, Farron, Burrow, Burros, Derrow, Curbow

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Where is the Furrow family from?

You can see how Furrow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Furrow family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Furrow families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 17 Furrow families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Furrow's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Furrow families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Furrow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Furrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Furrow. 24% of Furrow men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Furrow women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Furrow were Carpenter and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    27%
  • Seamstress
    27%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Waitress
    11%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Furrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Furrow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 251 immigration records available for the last name Furrow. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Furrow. For the veterans among your Furrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Furrow lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Furrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Furrow in 1956 was 47, and 71 in 2004.

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