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

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Paus Family Origin

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Paus Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    22%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Lock Smith

    11%
  • Locksmith

    11%

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

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Paus Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paus

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