Chau Name Meaning

Chinese : Cantonese variant of Chow 1. Chinese : Cantonese variant of Zou. Chinese : Min variant of Chao 4. Chinese : variant of Qiu 3. Vietnamese: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Chou, Chiu, Chao, Chu, Chan, Hau, Chi, Chay, Lau, Cham

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Chau Family Origin

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Chau Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    67%
  • Tinsmith

    33%

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In 1880, Laborer and Tinsmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Chau. The most common Chau occupation in the USA was Laborer. 67% of Chau's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Chau | Data not to scale

Chau Historical Records

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Chau Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1966 and 2004, Chau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Chau in 1966 was 76, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chau

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