Yau Name Meaning

Chinese : Cantonese variant of Qiu 1. Chinese: see You.

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


Similar surnames: Yaw, Lau, Yiu, Hau, You, Bau, Yan, Yu, Mau, Pau

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Yau Family Origin

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Yau Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Barber

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Miner

    20%

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In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yau. The most common Yau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Yau's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Yau family was Miner.

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Yau Historical Records

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Yau Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Yau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Yau in 1962 was 80, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yau

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