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Kaut Family History

Kaut Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a flax grower or dealer, from Middle High German kute. from Kaut(e) ‘male dove’, hence a metonymic occupational name for the owner or keeper of a dovecote. topographic name from the Franconian dialect word Kaut(e) ‘hollow’, ‘pit’, ‘den’.

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


Similar surnames: Haut, Kraut, Kau, Kauk, Kant, Kaul, Kaur, Katt, Kapp, Laut

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Where is the Kaut family from?

You can see how Kaut families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kaut family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Kaut families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 42 Kaut families living in Missouri. This was about 33% of all the recorded Kaut's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Kaut families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kaut surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kaut ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kaut. 39% of Kaut men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Kaut women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaut were Salesman and Nurse.

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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
    39%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    27%
  • Housework
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Nurse
    14%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kaut. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaut 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 275 immigration records available for the last name Kaut. 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 Kaut. For the veterans among your Kaut ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kaut lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kaut life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Kaut in 1963 was 73, and 89 in 2004.

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