Dews Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps variant of Dew.

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


Similar surnames: Mews, Dees, Daws, Dew, Deus, Deas, Deeks, Debs, Dede, Haws

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Dews Family Origin

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Dews Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Keeps House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Dews occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Dews's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dews. A less common occupation for the Dews family was Laborer.

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Dews Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Dews life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dews in 1952 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dews

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