Renfrow Family History

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Renfrow Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish Renfrew.

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

Similar surnames: Renfroe, Renfro, Renfrew, Rentfrow, Rentfro, Petrow, Genaro, Derrow

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Renfrow Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Renfrow name?

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


  • Sweden


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Renfrow Family Origin

Where is the Renfrow family from?

Renfrow Family Occupations

What did your Renfrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Renfrow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Renfrow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Renfrow family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Renfrow.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Renfrow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Renfrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Renfrow 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 299 immigration records available for the last name Renfrow. 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 Renfrow. For the veterans among your Renfrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Renfrow Life Expectancy

What is the average Renfrow lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Renfrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Renfrow in 1944 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Renfrow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Renfrow 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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