Au Name Meaning

South German, Swiss, and Austrian: topographic name from dialect Au ‘water meadow’, ‘stream’ (see Aue). Chinese : variant of Ou 1. Vietnamese: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Hau, Aue, Kau, Tu, Dau, Lau, Ou, Gau, Mu, Mau

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Au Family Origin

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Au Family Occupations

What did your Au ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Au. The most common Au occupation in Canada was Farmer. 75% of Au's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Son

    25%

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Au Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Au. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Au 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Au. 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 Au. For the veterans among your Au ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Au Life Expectancy

What is the average Au lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Au life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Au in 1946 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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