Witherow Family History

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Witherow Name Meaning

English (Cambridgeshire) and Scottish: unexplained. Possibly a variant of Wetherell.

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

Similar surnames: Withrow, Witherell, Wetherald, Wetherby, Winrow, Withem, Witherbee

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Witherow Family Origin

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Witherow Family Occupations

What did your Witherow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Witherow. A less common occupation for the Witherow family was Retired Farmer. The most common Witherow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Witherow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Retired Farmer


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

Witherow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Witherow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Witherow 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 825 immigration records available for the last name Witherow. 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 Witherow. For the veterans among your Witherow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Witherow Life Expectancy

What is the average Witherow lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Witherow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Witherow in 1947 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Witherow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Witherow 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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