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

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Minister

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Wagon Maker

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Faus family was Wagon Maker. 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.

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Faus Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faus

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