Jew Name Meaning

English: ethnic name for a Jew, from Middle English jeu ‘Jew’, Old French giu. English: from a short form of Julian. Chinese : possibly a variant of Zhou. Chinese : possibly a variant of Zhao.

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


Similar surnames: Hew, Kew, Lew, New, Rew, Low, Jen, Pew, Tew, Mew

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Jew Family Origin

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Jew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Gold Miner

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Miner

    25%

In 1880, the most common Jew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Jew's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jew family was Miner. Farmer, Gold Miner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jew.

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Jew Historical Records

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Jew Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Jew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Jew in 1948 was 57, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jew

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