Fernow Family History

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Fernow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Fernau or Fernow.

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


Similar surnames: Fearnow, Fernau, Tarnow, Ferner, Gerow, Tesnow, Vernon, Vernor

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Fernow Family Origin

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Fernow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeps House

    12%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Forrester

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fernow family was Forrester. The most common Fernow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Fernow's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fernow.

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Fernow Historical Records

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Fernow Life Expectancy

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