Mau Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: nickname for a dandy or an affluent person, from Middle Low German mouwe, Dutch mouw, ‘sleeve’, referring to a wide sleeve of expensive, ornamented fabric. Portuguese: nickname from mau ‘bad’, ‘evil’ (Latin malus). Breton: nickname or occupational name from mao ‘young boy’, ‘servant’. Chinese: variant of Mao.

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


Similar surnames: Lau, May, Mar, Bau, Rau, Hau, Kau, Pau, Man, Maul

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Mau Family Origin

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Mau Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Bootsmaker

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mau family was Bootsmaker. The most common Mau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Mau's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mau.

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Mau Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Mau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mau in 1948 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mau

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