Russow Family History

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Russow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Rostock. EG

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

Similar surnames: Rossow, Wussow, Kussow, Rudow, Ruston, Rupnow, Passow, Musson, Dassow

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Russow Family Origin

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Russow Family Occupations

What did your Russow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Russow. The most common Russow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Russow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Russow family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Russow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Russow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Russow 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 Russow. 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 252 military records available for the last name Russow. For the veterans among your Russow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Russow Life Expectancy

What is the average Russow lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Russow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Russow in 1961 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Russow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Russow 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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