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Faus Name Meaning

German (also Pfaus): variant of Pfautz, a nickname for a self-important person.

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


Similar surnames: Fauss, Paus, Daus, Fass, Raus, Faust, Gaus, Fahs, Maus, Kaus

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Faus Family Origin

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Faus Family Occupations

What did your Faus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Minister and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faus. The most common Faus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Faus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Faus family was Wagon Maker.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Minister

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Wagon Maker

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Faus ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Faus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Faus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Faus. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Faus. For the veterans among your Faus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faus Life Expectancy

What is the average Faus lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Faus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Faus in 1963 was 80, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faus ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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