Strause Family History

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Strause Name Meaning

German: altered spelling of Strauss.

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

Similar surnames: Strouse, Straus, Strauss, Strouss, Prause, Struss, Straube, Sause

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Strause Family Origin

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Strause Family Occupations

What did your Strause ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strause. The most common Strause occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Strause's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Strause family was Retired Farmer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Retired Farmer


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

Strause Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Strause. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strause 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Strause. 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 987 military records available for the last name Strause. For the veterans among your Strause ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Strause Life Expectancy

What is the average Strause lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Strause life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Strause in 1956 was 49, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Strause

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strause 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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