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

What did your Jew ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Gold Miner

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Miner

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jew ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Jew Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jew census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jew. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Jew. For the veterans among your Jew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jew Life Expectancy

What is the average Jew lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jew ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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