Gaus Name Meaning

from Middle Low German gos, gus ‘goose’ (or Bavarian and Alemannic gaus), a nickname for a foolish person or metonymic occupational name for a breeder of geese. from a short form of an old personal name formed with Old High German gawi ‘fertile region’, ‘district’.

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


Similar surnames: Gans, Goos, Haus, Naus, Gau, Lau, Raus, Gause, Paus, Gaul

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Gaus Family Origin

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Gaus Family Occupations

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In 1880, Keeping House, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaus. A less common occupation for the Gaus family was Tailor. The most common Gaus occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 11% of Gaus's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Tailor

    4%

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Gaus Historical Records

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Gaus Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Gaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Gaus in 1953 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

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