Wanous Family History

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Wanous Name Meaning

German spelling of Czech Vanous, a derivative of the personal name Václav, Old Czech Veceslav (see Vacek).

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


Similar surnames: Matous, Janos, Hanus, Panos, Banos, Janus, Markus, Angus, Manos

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Wanous Family Origin

Where is the Wanous family from?

Wanous Family Occupations

What did your Wanous ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Miller were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wanous. The most common Wanous occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Wanous's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wanous family was White Washer.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Miller

    17%
  • White Washer

    17%

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

Wanous Historical Records

What Wanous family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wanous. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wanous 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wanous. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wanous. For the veterans among your Wanous ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wanous Life Expectancy

What is the average Wanous lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wanous life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Wanous in 1961 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wanous

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wanous 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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