Gauer Name Meaning

from a derivative of Middle High German gou ‘country’, a topographic name for someone from the country, or (in the Rhine area) an occupational name for a squire, farmer, or local craftsman. habitational name, probably for someone from Gauern near Gera in Thuringia or possibly from Gauernitz on the Saale river.

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

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Gauer Family Origin

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Gauer Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Bierbrewer

    6%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%
  • Confectioner

    6%

In 1880, Keeping House, Bierbrewer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gauer. A less common occupation for the Gauer family was Confectioner. The most common Gauer occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 12% of Gauer's were Keeping Houses.

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Gauer Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Gauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Gauer in 1949 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gauer

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