Esau Name Meaning

Welsh: from the Biblical personal name Esau, meaning ‘hairy’ in Hebrew (Genesis 25:25).

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


Similar surnames: Saul, Thau, Bau, Pau, Besaw, Grau, Isa, Cesar, Sas, Esmay

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Esau Family Origin

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Esau Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Auctioneer

    5%
  • Collier

    5%

In 1881, the most common Esau occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Esau's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Esau family was Collier. Coal Miner, Annuitant and Auctioneer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Esau.

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Esau Historical Records

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Esau Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Esau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Esau in 1962 was 67, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esau

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