Schou Name Meaning

Danish: topographic name for someone who lived by a small wood, from a Germanized form of Danish skov ‘wood’, ‘forest’, ‘copse’. Norwegian: see Schau.

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


Similar surnames: Schau, Schoor, School, Schor, Schlup, Schorr, Schopf, Scholl, Schaub

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Schou Family Origin

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Schou Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    33%
  • Keeps A Millinery Store And Dressmaking

    33%
  • Liquor Dealer

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schou family was Liquor Dealer. Cabinet Maker and Keeps A Millinery Store And Dressmaking were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schou. The most common Schou occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 33% of Schou's were Cabinet Makers.

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Schou Historical Records

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Schou Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Schou life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Schou in 1959 was 38, and 52 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schou

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