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Hauser Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (also Häuser):: from Middle High German hūs ‘house’ German Haus + the suffix -er denoting someone who gives shelter or protection or one who administrates a large house. This surname is also found in Hungary Czechia Poland and France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Haeuser Hausmann Hooser Hoosier 2 Houser Howser and Huser . variant of Hausen .

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


Similar surnames: Hausler, Hauber, Haser, Hauter, Mauser, Huser, Lauser, Rauser, Mauer

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Where is the Hauser family from?

You can see how Hauser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hauser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hauser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 36 Hauser families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 42% of all the recorded Hauser's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hauser families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hauser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hauser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hauser. 13% of Hauser men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Hauser women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hauser were Clerk and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%
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What Hauser family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 71,000 census records available for the last name Hauser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hauser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Hauser. 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 Cards

There are 28,000 military records available for the last name Hauser. For the veterans among your Hauser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hauser lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hauser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hauser in 1940 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

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