Viau Name Meaning

French: variant of Vial. German (Silesia): habitational name from a place named Viau near Liegnitz.

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


Similar surnames: Via, Vieau, Gau, Bias, Viel, Hau, Vinal, Vial, Vint, Vilas

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Viau Family Origin

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Viau Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    18%
  • Journalier

    9%
  • Day Laborer

    4%
  • Commis

    3%

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In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Viau. The most common Viau occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 18% of Viau's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Viau family was Commis.

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Viau Historical Records

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Viau Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Viau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Viau in 1962 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Viau

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