Marrow Family History

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Marrow Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English marwe ‘companion’, ‘mate’, ‘lover’.

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

Similar surnames: Barrow, Harrow, Sparrow, Garrow, Merrow, Carrow, Farrow, Harlow

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Marrow Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Marrow name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Marrow. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Marrow Family Origin

Where is the Marrow family from?

Marrow Family Occupations

What did your Marrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Marrow family was Keeping House. The most common Marrow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Marrow's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marrow.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Marrow Historical Records

What Marrow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Marrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marrow 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Marrow. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Marrow. For the veterans among your Marrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marrow Life Expectancy

What is the average Marrow lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Marrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Marrow in 1945 was 31, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marrow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marrow 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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