Mew Family History
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Mew Name Meaning
from an Old English nickname m?w, meaw ‘seagull’, or the same word used as a personal name, Meawa. Compare Maw. metonymic occupational name for someone in charge of a mew, a cage for hawks and falcons, especially while moulting, from Old French mue, a derivative of muer ‘to moult’ (from Latin mutare ‘to change’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Maw, Kew, Lew, Dew, Hew, New, Mee, Tew, Pew, Jew