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Nauss Name Meaning

German: variant of Naus.

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


Similar surnames: Hauss, Fauss, Mauss, Nuss, Nass, Naus, Gauss, Knauss, Faus, Tuss

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Where is the Nauss family from?

You can see how Nauss families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nauss family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Nauss families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 37 Nauss families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 56% of all the recorded Nauss's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Nauss families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nauss surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nauss ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nauss. 44% of Nauss men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Nauss women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nauss were Auto Mechanic and New Worker.

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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
    44%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Minister
    9%
  • Auto Mechanic
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    40%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • New Worker
    20%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nauss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nauss 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 613 immigration records available for the last name Nauss. 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 645 military records available for the last name Nauss. For the veterans among your Nauss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nauss lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Nauss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Nauss in 1957 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

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