Kauer Family History

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Kauer Name Meaning

topographic name, a variant of Kau. from Middle High German gou ‘province’, ‘region’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant, hence a nickname for a country dweller, as opposed to someone who lived in a city. from a short form of the personal name Konrad.

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


Similar surnames: Mauer, Kamer, Gauer, Kaser, Kruer, Kader, Knauer, Kacer, Kaufer

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Kauer Family Origin

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Kauer Family Occupations

What did your Kauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kauer occupation in the USA was Musician. 25% of Kauer's were Musicians. Musician, Butcher and Labor Steel Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kauer. A less common occupation for the Kauer family was Laborer.

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  • Musician

    25%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Labor Steel Works

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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

Kauer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kauer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kauer in 1962 was 83, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kauer 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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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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