Tarnow Family History

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Tarnow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so called near Güstrow (Mecklenburg). The place name is of Slavic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Tornow, Yarrow, Rannow, Zornow, Sanow, Karow, Barlow, Barrow, Torno

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Tarnow Family Origin

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Tarnow Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    30%
  • Teamster

    20%
  • Brick Layer

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%

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In 1880, Carpenter, Teamster and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tarnow. The most common Tarnow occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 30% of Tarnow's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Tarnow family was Farmer.

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Tarnow Historical Records

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Tarnow Life Expectancy

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