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 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meuser. A less common occupation for the Meuser family was Boarding House Kpr.. The most common Meuser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Meuser's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Boarding House Kpr.

    6%

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

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 642 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 1,000 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meuser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meuser 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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