Skau Name Meaning

Scandinavian: habitational name from a common farm name or place name, a form of Old Norse skógr ‘wood’, ‘forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Schau, Skar, Shaw, Kau, Shan, Sas, Saul, Su, Stai, Pfau

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Skau Family Origin

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Skau Family Occupations

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  • Taylor

    100%

In 1880, the most common Skau occupation in the USA was Taylor. 100% of Skau's were Taylors.

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Skau Historical Records

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Skau Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2003, Skau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Skau in 1962 was 65, and 67 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skau

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