Yarrow Family History

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Yarrow Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so called, named for the river on which it stands, one in the Border region of Scotland, the other in Lancashire, both named with Welsh garw ‘rough’. topographic name for someone who lived in a place overgrown with yarrow, Old English gearwe.

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


Similar surnames: Barrow, Harrow, Carrow, Arrow, Barlow, Harlow, Harrop, Tarnow, Farrow

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Yarrow Family Origin

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Yarrow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Physician

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yarrow family was Laborer. The most common Yarrow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Yarrow's were Farmers. Farmer, Physician and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yarrow.

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Yarrow Historical Records

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Yarrow Life Expectancy

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