Thau Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Tau ‘dew’, or possibly from the Hebrew letter tau, from a personal name beginning with this letter.

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


Similar surnames: Thal, Hau, Tham, Thaut, Thon, Lau, Nau, Taus, Treu, Chad

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Thau Family Origin

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Thau Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    25%
  • Brewer

    13%
  • Electrician

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thau family was Farmer. Butcher, Brewer and Electrician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thau. The most common Thau occupation in the USA was Butcher. 25% of Thau's were Butchers.

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Thau Historical Records

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Thau Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Thau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Thau in 1962 was 67, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thau

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