Schau Name Meaning

North German form of Schuh. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southeastern Norway named Skau, from Old Norse skógr ‘wood’, ‘forest’.

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

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Schau Family Origin

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Schau Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Grocer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • School Teacher

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schau family was School Teacher. Farmer, Grocer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schau. The most common Schau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Schau's were Farmers.

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Schau Historical Records

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Schau Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Schau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Schau in 1954 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schau

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