Dew Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name (Old French d’Eu) for someone from Eu in Seine-Maritime, France (see Doe 2). Welsh: nickname for a fat person, from Welsh tew ‘fat’.

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


Similar surnames: Drew, Tew, Dee, Kew, Mew, New, Lew, Pew, Rew, Jew

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Dew Family Origin

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Dew Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dew. The most common Dew occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Dew's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Dew family was Bricklayer.

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Dew Historical Records

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Dew Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Dew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Dew in 1947 was 38, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dew

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