Jahraus Family History

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Jahraus Name Meaning

German: probably of Slavic origin, an altered spelling of Gerasch, Jarrasch, Jarausch, or Jarasch, all from the stem of jary ‘lively’, ‘vehement’, or possibly from jar ‘young’, ‘early’. Compare Polish Jaroslaw (see Jarosz). This is one of the German names that were established in Ukraine in the 19th century.

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


Similar surnames: Jahr, Arras, Haus, Martus, Matras, Draus, Darras, Markus, Kraus

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Jahraus Family Origin

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Jahraus Family Occupations

What did your Jahraus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Tailor, Bar Keeper and Clerk In Dry Goods Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jahraus. A less common occupation for the Jahraus family was Drygoods Merchant. The most common Jahraus occupation in the USA was Tailor. 22% of Jahraus's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

    22%
  • Bar Keeper

    11%
  • Clerk In Dry Goods Store

    11%
  • Drygoods Merchant

    11%

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Jahraus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jahraus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jahraus census 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Jahraus. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Jahraus. For the veterans among your Jahraus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jahraus Life Expectancy

What is the average Jahraus lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Jahraus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Jahraus in 1963 was 72, and 78 in 2004.

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