Mouw Family History

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Mouw Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of Dutch Mouws, from Dutch mouw ‘sleeve’ (see Mau 3); or a nickname from Middle Dutch mouwe ‘thick or protruding lip’.

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

Similar surnames: Mont, Mohr, Roup, Monk, Mock, Maul, Moye, Low, Mort, Lout

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Mouw Family Origin

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Mouw Family Occupations

What did your Mouw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer And Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mouw. The most common Mouw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Mouw's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mouw family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer And Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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Mouw Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mouw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mouw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mouw. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mouw. For the veterans among your Mouw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mouw Life Expectancy

What is the average Mouw lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mouw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Mouw in 1957 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

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