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Noser Name Meaning

Swiss German: perhaps an altered form of Nösser, an occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle High German noss ‘working stock (cattle)’; or alternatively perhaps a habitational name from Nossen in Saxony, the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. German and Swiss German (Nöser): occupational name for a cattle dealer or someone who raised cattle or other domestic animals, an agent noun from Middle High German noz ‘domestic animals’ (see Notz and Noss).

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


Similar surnames: Moser, Roser, Kober, Naser, Nester, Doser, Boser, Koser, Buser

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Where is the Noser family from?

You can see how Noser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Noser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Noser families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Noser families living in Missouri. This was about 45% of all the recorded Noser's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Noser families in 1880.
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What did your Noser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Noser. 22% of Noser men worked as a Salesman and 67% of Noser women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Noser were Truck Driver and Teacher.

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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

  • Salesman
    22%
  • Baker
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    67%
  • Teacher
    34%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 244 immigration records available for the last name Noser. 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 388 military records available for the last name Noser. For the veterans among your Noser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Noser lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Noser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Noser in 1955 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

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