Clauss Family History

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Clauss Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, etc.: variant of Claus. This spelling is also found in Alsace and Lorraine.

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


Similar surnames: Claus, Class, Clause, Klauss, Klass, Claussen, Clausen, Clauer, Hauss

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Clauss Family Origin

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Clauss Family Occupations

What did your Clauss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clauss. A less common occupation for the Clauss family was Laborer. The most common Clauss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Clauss's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Clauss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Clauss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clauss 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 Clauss. 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 Card

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

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Clauss Life Expectancy

What is the average Clauss lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Clauss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Clauss in 1950 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clauss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clauss 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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