Morrow Family History

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Morrow Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Murchadha (see McMorrow).

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

Similar surnames: Mcmorrow, Marron, Perrow, Darrow, Moskow, Markow, Murrow, Corrow

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Morrow Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Morrow name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Morrow. 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


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Morrow Family Origin

Where is the Morrow family from?

Morrow Family Occupations

What did your Morrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Morrow family was Labourer. Farmer, Farmer Son and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morrow. The most common Morrow occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Morrow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmer Son

  • Servant

  • Labourer


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

Morrow Historical Records

What Morrow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 275,000 census records available for the last name Morrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morrow 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 28,000 immigration records available for the last name Morrow. 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 72,000 military records available for the last name Morrow. For the veterans among your Morrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morrow Life Expectancy

What is the average Morrow lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Morrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Morrow in 1940 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morrow 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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