Thurow Family History

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Thurow Name Meaning

Eastern German: habitational name from places so named in Mecklenburg and Pomerania.

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

Similar surnames: Burow, Thurlow, Thron, Thurn, Thur, Zodrow, Turek, Kulow, Turoff

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Thurow Family Origin

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Thurow Family Occupations

What did your Thurow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thurow family was Laborer. The most common Thurow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Thurow's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thurow.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Clergyman

  • Laborer


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

Thurow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Thurow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thurow 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 465 immigration records available for the last name Thurow. 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 749 military records available for the last name Thurow. For the veterans among your Thurow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thurow Life Expectancy

What is the average Thurow lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Thurow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Thurow in 1962 was 60, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thurow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thurow 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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