Mou Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of a state of Mou that existed during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). Descendants of the ruling class of this state adopted its name as their surname. Chinese : variant of Mo 1. Laotian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Lou, Mo, Mu, You, Kou, Ou, Du, Lu, Mok, Moy

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Mou Family Origin

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Mou Family Occupations

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In 1939, Ladys Maid was the top reported job for people in the UK named Mou. 50% of Mou women worked as a Ladys Maid

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Ladys Maid
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mou Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 787 census records available for the last name Mou. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mou census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 175 military records available for the last name Mou. For the veterans among your Mou ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mou Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Mou life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mou in 1965 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

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