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


Similar surnames: Lau, Bau, Rau, Hau, Day, Kau, Daut, Bay, Au, Daub

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Dau Family Origin

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Dau Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dau family was Dairy Keeper. The most common Dau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Dau's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dau.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Baker

    9%
  • Dairy Keeper

    9%

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Dau Historical Records

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Dau Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Dau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dau in 1949 was 84, and 80 in 2004.

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