Daw Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from a pet form of David. English: nickname from the jackdaw, Middle English dawe, a bird noted for its sleek black color, raucous voice, and thievish nature, any of which characteristics could readily have given rise to a nickname. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh, ‘descendant of Deaghadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin. It may be composed of the elements deagh- ‘good’ + ádh ‘luck’, ‘fate’; some such association seems to lie behind its Anglicization as Goodwin.

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


Similar surnames: Day, Haw, Maw, Bow, Gaw, Law, Raw, Dow, Yaw, Say

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Daw Family Origin

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Daw Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daw. The most common Daw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Daw's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Daw family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Between 1948 and 2004, Daw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Daw in 1948 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

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