Hau Name Meaning

Vietnamese (H[acircdotu]u): unexplained. Chinese : variant of Hou. Chinese : variant of Hao. French (Gascony): topographic name from a local form of Occitan fau ‘beech tree’ (from Latin fagus). South German: topographic name from Middle High German hou, a measure of woodland.

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

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Hau Family Origin

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Hau Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Clerk In Store

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hau family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hau. The most common Hau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Hau's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Hau | Data not to scale

Hau Historical Records

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Hau Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Hau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Hau in 1962 was 66, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hau

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