Gnau Name Meaning

German: nickname for an economical person, from Middle High German genou ‘thrifty’, ‘careful’.

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


Similar surnames: Gau, Pfau, Lau, Gaar, Grau, Knaup, Gnadt, Kau, Grab, Hau

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Gnau Family Origin

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Gnau Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Gnau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Gnau's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gnau family was Cigar Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gnau.

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Gnau Historical Records

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Gnau Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Gnau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Gnau in 1953 was 43, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gnau

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