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Iu Family History

Iu Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Lu, Qiu, Yu, Ku, Wu, Xu, Fu, Im, Pu, Hu

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Where is the Iu family from?

You can see how Iu families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Iu family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Iu families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1880 there was 1 Iu family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Iu's in USA. California had the highest population of Iu families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iu surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Iu ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Iu. 100% of Iu men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Iu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iu census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 142 immigration records available for the last name Iu. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 28 military records available for the last name Iu. For the veterans among your Iu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Iu lifespan?

Between 1974 and 2004, in the United States, Iu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Iu in 1974 was 58, and 54 in 2004.

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