Maus Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone supposedly resembling a mouse, in appearance or timidity, from Middle High German mus ‘mouse’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Maus ‘mouse’, one of the most common of the unflattering surnames imposed on Jews by non-Jewish government officials in 18th- and 19th-century central Europe.

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


Similar surnames: Maul, Haus, Paus, Daus, Gaus, Raus, Mass, Mauk, Mais, Mau

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Maus Family Origin

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Maus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Maus family was Carpenter. The most common Maus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Maus's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maus.

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Maus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Maus in 1944 was 30, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maus

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