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Hauss Family History

Hauss Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Haus.

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


Similar surnames: Mauss, Fauss, Hause, Gauss, Haass, Nauss, Guss, Haux, Hauk, Krauss

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Where is the Hauss family from?

You can see how Hauss families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hauss family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hauss families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Hauss families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 43% of all the recorded Hauss's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hauss families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hauss surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hauss ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hauss. 30% of Hauss men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Hauss women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hauss were Carpenter and Electrolysis Operator.

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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
    30%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    23%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Electrolysis Operator
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hauss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hauss 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hauss. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hauss. For the veterans among your Hauss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hauss lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hauss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Hauss in 1957 was 86, and 73 in 2004.

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