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The origins of the German surname Unrowe can be traced back to the northwestern region of Pomerania. It is likely that the name is derived from the name of the place where the original bearer lived or held land; thus, Unrowe would indicate "one who came from Unrow," a village on the coast of the Baltic Sea. It is also possible that the surname Unrowe is of nickname origin, deriving its meaning from the Middle High German word "unruowe," which indicates "restless or quarrelsome person."[1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Hanks Patricia, Flavia Hodges, Mills A.D., Room Adrian, The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7)


Early Origins of the Unrowe family


The surname Unrowe was first found in Weissensee, where Conrad Unrowe was recorded to be living in 1233.

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Early History of the Unrowe family

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Early History of the Unrowe family


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Unrowe Spelling Variations

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Unrowe Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Unruh, Unrow, Unrowe, Unru, von Unruh and others.

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Early Notables of the Unrowe family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Unrowe family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Unrowe family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Unrowe family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Unrowe Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Unrowe, who was recorded to be living in Ontario in 1871

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  1. ^ Hanks Patricia, Flavia Hodges, Mills A.D., Room Adrian, The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7)

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