Mou Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of a state of Mou that existed during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). Descendants of the ruling class of this state adopted its name as their surname. Chinese : variant of Mo 1. Laotian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Lou, Mo, Mu, You, Kou, Ou, Du, Lu, Mok, Moy

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Mou Family Origin

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Mou Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Mining

    33%
  • Tailor

    33%

In 1880, Keeping House and Mining were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mou. A less common occupation for the Mou family was Tailor. The most common Mou occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Mou's were Keeping Houses.

Source: Census data for Mou | Data not to scale

Mou Historical Records

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Mou Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Mou life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mou in 1965 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mou

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