Karow Name Meaning

German (of Sorbian origin): habitational name for someone from Carow in Mecklenburg, or any of several places in eastern Germany named Karow.

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

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Karow Family Origin

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Karow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Brick Mason

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Cabnet Maker

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Karow family was Cabnet Maker. Farmer, Brick Mason and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karow. The most common Karow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Karow's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Karow | Data not to scale

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Karow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Karow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Karow in 1954 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karow

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