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

What did your Tarnow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tarnow. 29% of Tarnow men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Tarnow women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tarnow were Plumber and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Plumber
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    28%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Housework
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tarnow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tarnow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tarnow 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 398 immigration records available for the last name Tarnow. 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 Tarnow. For the veterans among your Tarnow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tarnow Life Expectancy

What is the average Tarnow lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Tarnow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tarnow in 1951 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

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