Mew Name Meaning

from an Old English nickname m?w, meaw ‘seagull’, or the same word used as a personal name, Meawa. Compare Maw. metonymic occupational name for someone in charge of a mew, a cage for hawks and falcons, especially while moulting, from Old French mue, a derivative of muer ‘to moult’ (from Latin mutare ‘to change’).

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


Similar surnames: Maw, Kew, Lew, Dew, Hew, New, Mee, Tew, Pew, Jew

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Mew Family Origin

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Mew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Chemist

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mew family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Chemist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mew. The most common Mew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Mew's were Farmers.

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Mew Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Mew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mew in 1953 was 23, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mew

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