Barkow Family History

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Barkow Name Meaning

Eastern German: habitational name from any of several places so named in Mecklenburg and Pomerania.

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

Similar surnames: Barlow, Rakow, Bartow, Parlow, Barrow, Barton, Harrow, Harlow, Barros

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Barkow Family Origin

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Barkow Family Occupations

What did your Barkow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Barkow family was Grocers Clerk. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinetmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barkow. The most common Barkow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Barkow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cabinetmaker

  • Grocers Clerk


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

Barkow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Barkow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barkow 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 523 immigration records available for the last name Barkow. 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 717 military records available for the last name Barkow. For the veterans among your Barkow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barkow Life Expectancy

What is the average Barkow lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Barkow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Barkow in 1962 was 65, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barkow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barkow 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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