Thaw Name Meaning

English and Scottish: unexplained. In some instances at least, perhaps a variant spelling of Thor. Jewish (American): Americanized spelling of Thau.

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


Similar surnames: Shaw, Tham, Tea, Shew, Haw, Traw, Rhew, Haws, Faw, Thane

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Thaw Family Origin

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Thaw Family Occupations

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  • Joiner

    8%
  • Beer House Keeper

    4%
  • Book Binder

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Thaw occupation in the UK was Joiner. 8% of Thaw's were Joiners. A less common occupation for the Thaw family was Bricklayer. Joiner, Beer House Keeper and Book Binder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thaw.

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Thaw Historical Records

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Thaw Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Thaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Thaw in 1960 was 72, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thaw

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