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Dau Family History

Dau Name Meaning
North German and Dutch: from an Old Frisian personal name Douwo.South German: from Davo, a short form of the personal name Tavold, formed with Old High German dau ‘custom’, ‘tradition’.Vietnamese: unexplained.

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

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Name Distribution of Dau Families

  • Number of Dau families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dau families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dau families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dau Family Origin

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Dau Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dau

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Dau Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dau census records

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Dau Civil War Service Records

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