Kew Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a cook, Anglo-Norman French k(i)eu (from Latin coquus). English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Caieu, a lost place near Boulogne in Northern France. English: habitational name from a place in Middlesex, now part of Greater London, probably named with Old English c?g ‘key’, ‘projection’ + hoh ‘spur of land’. Irish: Ulster variant of McHugh.

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


Similar surnames: Ken, Lew, Dew, Jew, Mew, Hew, Tew, New, Rew, Pew

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Kew Family Origin

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Kew Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Laundress

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kew family was Laundress. The most common Kew occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Kew's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kew.

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Between 1958 and 2004, Kew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kew in 1958 was 56, and 18 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kew

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