Arnow Family History

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Arnow Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of Aronov. Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of the French surname Arnaud.

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

Similar surnames: Arno, Aronow, Arrow, Arney, Narrow, Arko, Markow, Rannow, Orlow

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Arnow Family Origin

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Arnow Family Occupations

What did your Arnow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Arnow. 16% of Arnow men worked as a Clerk and 30% of Arnow women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arnow were Waiter and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Manager
  • Salesman
  • Waiter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Nurse

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Arnow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Arnow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arnow 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 288 immigration records available for the last name Arnow. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 538 military records available for the last name Arnow. For the veterans among your Arnow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arnow Life Expectancy

What is the average Arnow lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Arnow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Arnow in 1953 was 38, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arnow 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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