Trow Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): nickname for a trustworthy person, from Middle English trow(e), trew(e) ‘faithful’, ‘steadfast’. English: variant of Tree, from Middle English trow, trew. English: topographic name for someone who lived near a depression in the ground, from Middle English trow ‘trough’, ‘hollow’. Translated form of French Jetté (see Jette). Trow represents the French Canadian pronunciation of English ‘throw’.

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


Similar surnames: Brow, Low, Troy, Crow, Trim, Tron, Trew, Trone, Roh, Toro

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Trow Family Origin

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Trow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Trow family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trow. The most common Trow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Trow's were Farmers.

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Trow Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Trow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Trow in 1956 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trow

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