Paus Family History

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Paus Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, and Scandinavian: from Middle Low German paves, pawes ‘pope’, perhaps applied as a nickname for someone renowned for his piety. North German and Dutch: a reduced form of Pabst.Americanized form of South GermanPfaus, a variant of Pfautz.

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


Similar surnames: Daus, Gaus, Haus, Naus, Maus, Pass, Paul, Raus, Faus, Pau

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Paus Family Origin

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Paus Family Occupations

What did your Paus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Lock Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paus. The most common Paus occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 22% of Paus's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Paus family was Locksmith.

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  • Carpenter

    22%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Lock Smith

    11%
  • Locksmith

    11%

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

Paus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Paus Life Expectancy

What is the average Paus lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Paus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Paus in 1964 was 70, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paus 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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