Daus Name Meaning

German: from Middle Low German dus denoting the two on a die or the ace in cards, hence a nickname for an inveterate card or dice player. South German: variant of Dausch.

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


Similar surnames: Duus, Paus, Daub, Gaus, Haus, Daul, Maus, Daum, Dausch, Dau

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Daus Family Origin

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Daus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Tailor

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Daus family was Tailor. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daus. The most common Daus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Daus's were Farmers.

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Daus Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Daus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Daus in 1954 was 54, and 94 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daus

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