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Krauser Family History

Krauser Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with curly hair from an inflected form of Middle High German krūs ‘curly crinkly’ German kraus.

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


Similar surnames: Krause, Kraus, Rauser, Krauter, Kruse, Hauser, Klausner, Kreiser

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Where is the Krauser family from?

You can see how Krauser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krauser family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Krauser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Krauser families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Krauser's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Krauser families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krauser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krauser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Krauser. 17% of Krauser men worked as a Salesman and 24% of Krauser women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krauser were Farmer and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Salesman
    17%
  • Proprietor
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farmer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Krauser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krauser 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 771 immigration records available for the last name Krauser. 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 Krauser. For the veterans among your Krauser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krauser lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Krauser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Krauser in 1959 was 55, and 63 in 2004.

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