Mau Family History
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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