Haw Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English haw, haugh ‘enclosure’ (Old English haga), or a habitational name from a place named with this word such as The Haw in Tirley, Gloucestershire. Compare Haugh 2. English: from a Middle English personal name, probably a back-formation from Hawkin, (see Hawkins). Scottish: habitational name from an unidentified place in lowland Scotland.

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


Similar surnames: Hay, Hawk, Shaw, Maw, Hew, Han, Raw, Law, Hall, Chew

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Haw Family Origin

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Haw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

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Haw Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Haw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Haw in 1951 was 79, and 56 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haw

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