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Mauer Name Meaning

German: variant of Maurer. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived by a wall, Middle High German mure, German Mauer. As a Jewish name it can be ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Maurer, Bauer, Lauer, Maser, Kauer, Gauer, Majer, Mager, Sauer, Mayer

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Mauer Family Origin

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Mauer Family Occupations

What did your Mauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mauer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Mauer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mauer family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mauer.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Cooper

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Mauer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Mauer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mauer in 1954 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mauer 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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