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Straus Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Strauss.

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


Similar surnames: Strauss, Strouss, Straut, Strang, Strause, Stram, Staup, Staus

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Straus Family Origin

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Straus Family Occupations

What did your Straus ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Straus. A less common occupation for the Straus family was Carpenter. The most common Straus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Straus's were Farmers.

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Straus Historical Records

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Straus Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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