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Where is the Gauss family from?
You can see how Gauss families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gauss family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Gauss families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Gauss families living in New York. This was about 45% of all the recorded Gauss's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Gauss families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gauss surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gauss. 15% of Gauss men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Gauss women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gauss were Clerk and Laborer.