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Rauser Family History

Rauser Name Meaning

German: nickname for a noisy person from an agent derivative of Middle High German rūsen ‘to make a noise move noisily’ or from Early New High German raussen ‘to snore’. See also Razor compare Rouzer .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Fauser, Sauser, Krauser, Raser, Bauser, Rauber, Lauser, Rauner

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Where is the Rauser family from?

You can see how Rauser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rauser family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rauser families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Rauser family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Rauser's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Rauser families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rauser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rauser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rauser. 19% of Rauser men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Rauser women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rauser were Farm Labor and Laborer. .

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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
    19%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Farm Labor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    24%
  • Machine Operator
    16%
  • Assembler
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rauser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rauser 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 463 immigration records available for the last name Rauser. 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 489 military records available for the last name Rauser. For the veterans among your Rauser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rauser lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Rauser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Rauser in 1941 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

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