Strouse Family History

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Strouse Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German, Dutch, and Jewish Strauss.

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

Similar surnames: Strouss, Strause, Crouse, Straus, Prouse, Stroupe, Strauss, Strope

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Strouse Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Strouse name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Strouse. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • European Jewish


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Strouse Family Origin

Where is the Strouse family from?

Strouse Family Occupations

What did your Strouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Strouse family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strouse. The most common Strouse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Strouse's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Strouse Historical Records

What Strouse family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Strouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strouse 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 Strouse. 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 Strouse. For the veterans among your Strouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Strouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Strouse lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Strouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Strouse in 1945 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Strouse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strouse 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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