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Nedrow Surname Meaning

Americanized form of German Niederauer a topographic name for someone who lived ‘at the lower meadow’ from nieder ‘lower’ + Au ‘water meadow’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Tedrow, New, Gerow, Narrow, Cerro, Zodrow, Semrow, Herod, Pedro

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Where is the Nedrow family from?

You can see how Nedrow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nedrow family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Nedrow families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Nedrow family living in Warwickshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Nedrow's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Nedrow families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nedrow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nedrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nedrow. 33% of Nedrow men worked as a Laborer and 72% of Nedrow women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nedrow were Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Farmer
    30%
  • Mechanic
    6%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    72%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nedrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nedrow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 58 immigration records available for the last name Nedrow. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 618 military records available for the last name Nedrow. For the veterans among your Nedrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nedrow lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Nedrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Nedrow in 1954 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

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