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Kuse Name Meaning

German: from Middle Low German kuse ‘club’, ‘cudgel’. German: from a pet form of the personal name Cuonrad (see Konrad). Japanese: not common in Japan, this name is usually written with characters meaning ‘long time’ and ‘generation’.

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


Similar surnames: Kase, Kusel, Kuss, Kure, Kruse, Guse, Fuse, Kube, Buse, Huse

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Where is the Kuse family from?

You can see how Kuse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuse family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kuse families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Kuse family living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Kuse's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Kuse families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kuse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kuse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kuse. 25% of Kuse men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Kuse women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuse were Farm Laborer and Servant.

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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

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Housework
    20%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Servant
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kuse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuse 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 636 immigration records available for the last name Kuse. 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 482 military records available for the last name Kuse. For the veterans among your Kuse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuse lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kuse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kuse in 1955 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

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