Thew Name Meaning

English: status name from Middle English thewe ‘thrall’, ‘slave’ (Old English þeow).

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


Similar surnames: Hew, Chew, Tew, New, Tye, Glew, Tyer, Rew, Then, Crew

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Thew Family Origin

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Thew Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thew. A less common occupation for the Thew family was Labourer. The most common Thew occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Thew's were Coal Miners.

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Thew Historical Records

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Thew Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Thew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Thew in 1954 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thew

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