Hew Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Hugh. This was at one time the usual form of the personal name in Scotland. English: status name for a domestic servant, Middle English hewe, a singular form derived from a plural noun hewen (Old English hiwan) ‘members of a household’, ‘domestic servants’.

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


Similar surnames: Haw, Jew, Chew, Kew, Thew, Lew, New, Rew, Hey, Mew

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Hew Family Origin

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Hew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Machinist

    13%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hew. A less common occupation for the Hew family was Machinist. The most common Hew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Hew's were Farmers.

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Hew Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Hew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Hew in 1963 was 76, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hew

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