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Kuser Family History

Kuser Name Meaning

metronymic from a short form of the female personal name Kunigunde (see Kuennen). habitational name, perhaps for someone from Kues on the Mosel, alternatively from some other place similarly named.

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


Similar surnames: Kusel, Buser, Kuse, Kober, Kuper, Kaser, Zuber, Kosek, Kusz, Kuder

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Where is the Kuser family from?

You can see how Kuser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuser family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kuser families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Kuser families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Kuser's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kuser families in 1840.
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What did your Kuser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kuser. 28% of Kuser men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Kuser women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuser were Labor and Contometrist.

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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
    28%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Miner
    14%
  • Labor
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    43%
  • None
    29%
  • Contometrist
    29%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kuser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuser 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 497 immigration records available for the last name Kuser. 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 544 military records available for the last name Kuser. For the veterans among your Kuser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuser lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kuser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kuser in 1963 was 66, and 76 in 2004.

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