Fauss Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pfaus, a variant of Pfautz, a nickname for a self-important person, or possibly an altered spelling of Fass.

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


Similar surnames: Faus, Fouse, Fass, Fausey, Faust, Mauss, Hauss, Guss, Fuss, Baust

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Fauss Family Origin

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Fauss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Brewery

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Clerk In Store

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fauss family was Clerk In Store. The most common Fauss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Fauss's were Farmers. Farmer, Brewery and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fauss.

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Fauss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Fauss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Fauss in 1955 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fauss

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