Kaus Family History

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Kaus Name Meaning

German: from a regional (Hessian) variant of the habitational name Kues, from a place on the Mosel river, probably so named from Late Latin covis ‘field barn’, ‘rack’ and earlier recorded as Couese, Cobesa.

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


Similar surnames: Kaas, Kaul, Kau, Kus, Taus, Kaps, Naus, Kauk, Nau, Klus

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Kaus Family Origin

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Kaus Family Occupations

What did your Kaus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kaus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kaus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kaus family was Bookkeeper Wholesale And Retail Provisions. Farmer, Blacksmith and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kaus.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Blacksmith

    12%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Bookkeeper Wholesale And Retail Provisions

    4%

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

Kaus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kaus Life Expectancy

What is the average Kaus lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kaus in 1954 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kaus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kaus 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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