Faw Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of South German Pfau or the variant Pfoh, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a peacock in some way, or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house or tavern distinguished by the sign of a peacock.

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

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Faw Family Origin

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Faw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Faw family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faw. The most common Faw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Faw's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Faw | Data not to scale

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Faw Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Faw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1954. The average life expectancy for Faw in 1954 was 90, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faw

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