Mouw Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of Dutch Mouws, from Dutch mouw ‘sleeve’ (see Mau 3); or a nickname from Middle Dutch mouwe ‘thick or protruding lip’.

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


Similar surnames: Mont, Mohr, Roup, Monk, Mock, Maul, Moye, Low, Mort, Lout

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Mouw Family Origin

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Mouw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Farmer And Carpenter

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer And Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mouw. A less common occupation for the Mouw family was Keeping House. The most common Mouw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Mouw's were Farmers.

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Mouw Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Mouw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Mouw in 1957 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mouw

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