Zachow Family History

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Zachow Name Meaning

Eastern German (of Slavic origin): habitational name from any of various places named Zachow, in Brandenburg and Mecklenburg-West Pomerania.

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

Similar surnames: Rachow, Malchow, Rackow, Dassow, Parlow, Rakow, Zahnow, Muchow, Cahow

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Zachow Family Origin

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Zachow Family Occupations

What did your Zachow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zachow family was Laborer. The most common Zachow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Zachow's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Hostler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zachow.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Hostler

  • Laborer


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

Zachow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zachow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zachow 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 340 immigration records available for the last name Zachow. 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 652 military records available for the last name Zachow. For the veterans among your Zachow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zachow Life Expectancy

What is the average Zachow lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Zachow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Zachow in 1956 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zachow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zachow 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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