Passow Family History

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Passow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a Slavic place name occurring in Mecklenburg, Brandenburg, and Pomerania.

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

Similar surnames: Dassow, Pankow, Parlow, Rossow, Nasso, Paetow, Wussow, Kussow, Tasso

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Passow Family Origin

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Passow Family Occupations

What did your Passow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Passow family was Oil Refinery. The most common Passow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Passow's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Billiard Table Manufacture were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Passow.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Billiard Table Manufacture

  • Oil Refinery


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

Passow Historical Records

What Passow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Passow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Passow 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Passow. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Passow. For the veterans among your Passow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Passow Life Expectancy

What is the average Passow lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Passow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Passow in 1953 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Passow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Passow 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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