Dawes Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from Daw 1. German (Däwes): either a patronymic from a personal name Davo, or a variant spelling of Tewes.

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


Similar surnames: Tawes, Daves, Dawe, Danes, Daws, Hawes, Drewes, Draves, Kates, Hawkes

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Dawes Family Origin

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Dawes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dawes. The most common Dawes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Dawes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dawes family was Laborer.

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Dawes Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Dawes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1955. The average life expectancy for Dawes in 1948 was 31, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dawes

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