Shouse Family History

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Shouse Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schauss.

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

Similar surnames: Shoupe, Smouse, Douse, Shobe, Clouse, Gouse, Couse, Houze, Housh

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Shouse Family Origin

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Shouse Family Occupations

What did your Shouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shouse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Shouse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shouse family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shouse.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Shouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Shouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shouse 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 556 immigration records available for the last name Shouse. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Shouse. For the veterans among your Shouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Shouse lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Shouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shouse in 1942 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shouse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shouse 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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