Cahow Name Meaning

habitational name of Norman origin from Caien, France (earlier recorded as Cahou, 1195), a lost place near Boulogne-sur-Mer in northern France. habitational name from Kew in Greater London (earlier Cayho, 1327), which is probably named with Old English c?g ‘key’ (used here in the sense ‘projecting land’) + hoh ‘hill spur’.

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


Similar surnames: Callow, Chew, Caron, Capo, Carew, Caton, Clow, Cason, Calo, Rachow

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Cahow Family Origin

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Cahow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • At Home

    5%
  • Express Agent

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cahow family was Express Agent. The most common Cahow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Cahow's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cahow.

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Between 1964 and 2004, Cahow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Cahow in 1964 was 51, and 59 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cahow

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