Jarchow Family History

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Jarchow Name Meaning

German: habitational name Jarchau (earlier Jarchow), a place near Stendal.

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

Similar surnames: Rachow, Muchow, Cahow, Jagow, Malchow, Zachow, Barstow, Harrow

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Jarchow Family Origin

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Jarchow Family Occupations

What did your Jarchow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jarchow. A less common occupation for the Jarchow family was Carpenter. The most common Jarchow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Jarchow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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

Jarchow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Jarchow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jarchow 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 797 immigration records available for the last name Jarchow. 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 507 military records available for the last name Jarchow. For the veterans among your Jarchow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jarchow Life Expectancy

What is the average Jarchow lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Jarchow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Jarchow in 1955 was 68, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jarchow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jarchow 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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