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Dew Family History

Dew Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): habitational name (Old French d’Eu) for someone from Eu in Seine-Maritime, France (see Doe 2).Welsh: nickname for a fat person, from Welsh tew ‘fat’.

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

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82,020 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,588 Military Records
4,246 Immigration Records
70,533 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Dew Families

  • Number of Dew families
     45 - 88
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dew families
     196 - 390
     66 - 195
     1 - 65
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dew families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dew Family Origin

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Dew Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dew

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Dew Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Dew Civil War Service Records

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