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Osrow Family History

Osrow Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ostrow, Brow, Trow, Crow, Arrow, Oros, Koslow, Snow, Strow, Dobrow

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Where is the Osrow family from?

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

What did your Osrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Osrow. 100% of Osrow men worked as a Salesman. .

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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

  • Salesman
    100%
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Census Records

There are 29 census records available for the last name Osrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osrow 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 7 immigration records available for the last name Osrow. 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 4 military records available for the last name Osrow. For the veterans among your Osrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Osrow lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1998, in the United States, Osrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Osrow in 1965 was 79, and 84 in 1998.

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