Pellow Family History

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Pellow Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): from the medieval personal name Pell + the Middle English diminutive suffix -oe. English: variant of Pedley.

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

Similar surnames: Bellow, Pell, Kellow, Peller, Peplow, Callow, Pillow, Mellow, Bello

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Pellow Family Origin

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Pellow Family Occupations

What did your Pellow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Pellow occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Pellow's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Carver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pellow. A less common occupation for the Pellow family was Clerk.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • Carver

  • Clerk


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

Pellow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Pellow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pellow 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 Pellow. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pellow. For the veterans among your Pellow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pellow Life Expectancy

What is the average Pellow lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Pellow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Pellow in 1958 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pellow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pellow 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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