Meuser Family History

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Meuser Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a mouse catcher, from Middle High German mus ‘mouse’ + the agent suffix -er. Dutch: occupational name from musen ‘to play the bagpipes’.

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


Similar surnames: Mauser, Messer, Neuser, Meisel, Esser, Reuter, Meusel, Meiser, Genser

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Meuser Family Origin

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Meuser Family Occupations

What did your Meuser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Meuser. 19% of Meuser men worked as a Salesman and 31% of Meuser women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meuser were Proprietor and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    19%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    31%
  • New Worker
    24%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Seamstress
    16%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Meuser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meuser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meuser 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 777 immigration records available for the last name Meuser. 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 951 military records available for the last name Meuser. For the veterans among your Meuser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meuser Life Expectancy

What is the average Meuser lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Meuser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Meuser in 1955 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

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