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Clauser Family History

Clauser Name Meaning

German: variant of Klauser and in North America (also) an altered form of this. This surname is rare in Germany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Clouser, Clauer, Blauser, Klauser, Clauss, Glasser, Slauter, Closser

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Where is the Clauser family from?

You can see how Clauser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clauser family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Clauser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Clauser families living in Alberta. This was about 57% of all the recorded Clauser's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Clauser families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Clauser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Clauser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Clauser. 18% of Clauser men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Clauser women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clauser were Salesman and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Clauser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clauser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 835 immigration records available for the last name Clauser. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Clauser. For the veterans among your Clauser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Clauser lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Clauser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Clauser in 1950 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

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