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Bartlow Surname Meaning

Altered form of Barklow a surname of Dutch origin (see Barkalow ). Probably also a variant of Barthlow

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


Similar surnames: Barthlow, Bartholow, Bartko, Bartoo, Bartle, Bartos, Bartolo, Barton

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Where is the Bartlow family from?

You can see how Bartlow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bartlow family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bartlow families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Bartlow family living in Nova Scotia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Bartlow's in Canada. Nova Scotia and 1 other province had the highest population of Bartlow families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bartlow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bartlow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bartlow. 27% of Bartlow men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Bartlow women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bartlow were Labor and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Labor
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    23%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Saleslady
    12%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Bartlow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bartlow 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 199 immigration records available for the last name Bartlow. 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 Bartlow. For the veterans among your Bartlow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bartlow lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bartlow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Bartlow in 1954 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

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