Bartow Family History

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Bartow Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from the place so named north of Neubrandenburg, which is of Slavic origin. variant of Barthol or Barthold.

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

Similar surnames: Barrow, Barkow, Barlow, Barstow, Barton, Banton, Barth, Buetow

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Bartow Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bartow name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bartow. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Bartow Family Origin

Where is the Bartow family from?

Bartow Family Occupations

What did your Bartow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, architect, Clerk D. G. and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bartow. A less common occupation for the Bartow family was Retired Gentleman. The most common Bartow occupation in Canada was Architect. 20% of Bartow's were Architects.

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  • Architect

  • Clerk D. G.

  • Labourer

  • Retired Gentleman


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

Bartow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Bartow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bartow 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bartow. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bartow. For the veterans among your Bartow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bartow Life Expectancy

What is the average Bartow lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bartow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bartow in 1958 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bartow 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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