Chou Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Zhou. Chinese : variant of Qiu 3. Chinese : Cantonese variant of Zou. Chinese : variant of Cao 1.

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


Similar surnames: Chow, Chau, Chiu, Chiou, Chu, Cho, Choi, Chong, Chao, Zhou

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Chou Family Origin

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Chou Family Occupations

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  • Gardner

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Miner

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Chou occupation in the USA was Gardner. 17% of Chou's were Gardners. Gardner, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chou. A less common occupation for the Chou family was Miner.

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Chou Historical Records

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Chou Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Chou life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Chou in 1964 was 64, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chou

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