Dew Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name (Old French d’Eu) for someone from Eu in Seine-Maritime, France (see Doe 2). Welsh: nickname for a fat person, from Welsh tew ‘fat’.

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


Similar surnames: Drew, Tew, Dee, Kew, Mew, New, Lew, Pew, Rew, Jew

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Dew Family Origin

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Dew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1881, the most common Dew occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Dew's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dew. A less common occupation for the Dew family was Blacksmith.

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Dew Historical Records

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Dew Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Dew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Dew in 1947 was 38, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dew

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