Haus Name Meaning

German: topographic and occupational name for someone who lived and worked in a great house, from Middle High German, Middle Low German hus ‘house’ (see Hausmann, and compare English House).

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

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Haus Family Origin

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Haus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haus. A less common occupation for the Haus family was Keeping House. The most common Haus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Haus's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Haus | Data not to scale

Haus Historical Records

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Haus Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Haus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Haus in 1954 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haus

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