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Bartholow Surname Meaning

Americanized form of an unidentified surname possibly of German Bartolf (see Bartholf ) or of some (shortened) derivative of the Latin personal name Bartholomaeus (see Bartholomew ). Compare Barthlow .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Barthlow, Bartlow, Bartholomew, Bartolo, Bartoo, Bartholomay

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Where is the Bartholow family from?

You can see how Bartholow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bartholow family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Bartholow families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 12 Bartholow families living in London. This was about 86% of all the recorded Bartholow's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Bartholow families in 1891.
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What did your Bartholow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bartholow. 31% of Bartholow men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Bartholow women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bartholow were Truck Driver and Cook. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Plasterer
    11%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    27%
  • Housekeeper
    27%
  • House Work
    20%
  • Cook
    14%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bartholow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bartholow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 247 immigration records available for the last name Bartholow. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bartholow. For the veterans among your Bartholow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bartholow lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bartholow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bartholow in 1952 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

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