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De Pauw Name Meaning

Dutch: from pauw ‘peacock’ + the definite article de, a nickname for a proud or flamboyant person, or a habitational name for someone living at a house bearing the sign of a peacock.

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


Similar surnames: De Haan, De Valk, De Leeuw, De Paz, De Palo, De Hart, De Graw

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Where is the De Pauw family from?

You can see how De Pauw families moved over time by selecting different census years. The De Pauw family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most De Pauw families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 De Pauw families living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded De Pauw's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of De Pauw families in 1880.
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Pauw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Pauw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Pauw. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Pauw. For the veterans among your De Pauw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average De Pauw lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2000, in the United States, De Pauw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for De Pauw in 1973 was 68, and 89 in 2000.

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