Cahow Family History
Cahow Name Meaning
habitational name of Norman origin from Caien, France (earlier recorded as Cahou, 1195), a lost place near Boulogne-sur-Mer in northern France. habitational name from Kew in Greater London (earlier Cayho, 1327), which is probably named with Old English c?g ‘key’ (used here in the sense ‘projecting land’) + hoh ‘hill spur’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press