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Gauss Family History

Gauss Name Meaning
German: variant of Gaus.

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

48,568 Historical Documents with Gauss on Ancestry.com
18,062 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,071 Military Records
1,341 Immigration Records
5,946 Census and Voter Lists
21,148 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gauss Families

  • Number of Gauss families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gauss families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gauss last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gauss census records

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Gauss Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Gauss families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Gauss Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gauss families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gauss

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gauss Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gauss census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Gauss ancestors, such as occupation.

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Gauss Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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