Hauer Family History

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Hauer Name Meaning

German: literally ‘cutter’ or ‘chopper’, Middle High German houwer (an agent derivative of houwen ‘to chop’), an occupational name for a woodcutter, a butcher, or a stonemason.

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


Similar surnames: Hager, Hauter, Hayer, Harer, Hauber, Lauer, Hader, Heuer, Gauer

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Hauer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hauer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hauer. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    30%

  • Germanic Europe

    18%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    14%

  • European Jewish

    8%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

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Hauer Family Origin

Where is the Hauer family from?

Hauer Family Occupations

What did your Hauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hauer family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hauer. The most common Hauer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Hauer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hauer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hauer Historical Records

What Hauer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Hauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hauercensus records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hauer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Hauer. For the veterans among your Hauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hauer lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hauer in 1947 was 33, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hauer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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