Withrow Family History

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Withrow Name Meaning

English: probably a reduced form of Witherow.

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

Similar surnames: Witherow, Wimbrow, Winthrop, Lathrop, Trow, Wishon, Witham, Cothron

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Withrow Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Withrow name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Withrow Family Origin

Where is the Withrow family from?

Withrow Family Occupations

What did your Withrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Withrow. A less common occupation for the Withrow family was Farming. The most common Withrow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Withrow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Withrow Historical Records

What Withrow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Withrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Withrow 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Withrow. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Withrow. For the veterans among your Withrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Withrow Life Expectancy

What is the average Withrow lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Withrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Withrow in 1945 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Withrow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Withrow 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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