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Clouser Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Klauser.

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


Similar surnames: Clowser, Clauser, Crouser, Clouse, Closser, Houser, Conser, Couse

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Where is the Clouser family from?

You can see how Clouser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clouser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Clouser families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Clouser family living in British Columbia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Clouser's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Clouser families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Clouser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Clouser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Clouser. 28% of Clouser men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Clouser women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clouser were Machinist and Secretary.

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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
    28%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    16%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Secretary
    7%
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What Clouser family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Clouser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clouser 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 232 immigration records available for the last name Clouser. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Clouser. For the veterans among your Clouser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Clouser lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Clouser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Clouser in 1953 was 64, and 77 in 2004.

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