Rhew Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of English Rew (a variant of Row), French Rue, or German Ruh.

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


Similar surnames: Rew, Rhen, Shew, Rhea, Chew, Ren, Trew, Thaw, Rhee, Hew

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Rhew Family Origin

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Rhew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhew. The most common Rhew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Rhew's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rhew family was Laborer.

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Rhew Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Rhew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rhew in 1961 was 52, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rhew

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