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Mauss Family History

Mauss Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Maus.

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


Similar surnames: Hauss, Fauss, Maus, Nauss, Gauss, Maass, Krauss, Guss, Maule, Maris

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Where is the Mauss family from?

You can see how Mauss families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mauss family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Mauss families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Mauss families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 20% of all the recorded Mauss's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Mauss families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mauss surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mauss ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Music Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mauss. 32% of Mauss men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Mauss women worked as a Music Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mauss were Carpenter and Stenographer.

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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
    32%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Carpenter
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Music Teacher
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mauss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mauss 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mauss. 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 880 military records available for the last name Mauss. For the veterans among your Mauss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mauss lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Mauss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mauss in 1963 was 82, and 70 in 2003.

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