Rekow Family History

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Rekow Name Meaning

German: probably a topographic name from Slavic reka ‘river’.

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


Similar surnames: Reker, Rakow, Rockow, Sukow, Rudow, Bredow, Rackow, Bow, Below, Rew

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Rekow Family Origin

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Rekow Family Occupations

What did your Rekow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rekow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Rekow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rekow family was Wagon Maker. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rekow.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Wagon Maker

    25%

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Rekow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rekow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rekow 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rekow. 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 Rekow. For the veterans among your Rekow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rekow Life Expectancy

What is the average Rekow lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rekow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Rekow in 1962 was 72, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rekow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rekow 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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