Rew Name Meaning

English: variant of Rowe 1, from the Old English byform r?w, or a habitational name from places in Devon and Isle of Wight called Rew from this word. Americanized spelling of German Ruh.

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


Similar surnames: Drew, Lew, Rhew, Ree, Kew, Rey, Hew, Jew, Ren, Raw

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Rew Family Origin

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Rew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Clerk

    20%
  • Laborour

    20%

In 1881, Farmer and Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rew. The most common Rew occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Rew's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rew family was Laborour.

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Rew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rew in 1941 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rew

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