Au Name Meaning

South German, Swiss, and Austrian: topographic name from dialect Au ‘water meadow’, ‘stream’ (see Aue). Chinese : variant of Ou 1. Vietnamese: unexplained.

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

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Au Family Origin

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Au Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Au family was Carpenter. The most common Au occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Au's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Au.

Source: Census data for Au | Data not to scale

Au Historical Records

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Au Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Au life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Au in 1946 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Au

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