Kau Name Meaning

South German: from Middle High German gehau ‘(mountain) clearing’, hence a topographic name for a mountain dweller or possibly an occupational name for a logger. South German: topographic name for someone who lived by a mineshaft, from Middle High German kouw(e) ‘mining hut’. Chinese : possibly a variant of Gao.

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


Similar surnames: Lau, Hau, Bau, Kam, Kan, Kay, Kaut, Kauk, Gau, Mau

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Kau Family Origin

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Kau Family Occupations

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  • Coal Merchant

    100%

In 1881, the most common Kau occupation in the UK was Coal Merchant. 100% of Kau's were Coal Merchants.

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Between 1960 and 2004, Kau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Kau in 1960 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kau

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