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Crouse Name Meaning

English: variant of Cruse Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kraus . Americanized form of Dutch Kroese .

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


Similar surnames: Prouse, Cruse, Couse, Rouse, Crouser, Clouse, Krouse, Crewse, Crosse

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Where is the Crouse family from?

You can see how Crouse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crouse family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Crouse families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 410 Crouse families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 75% of all the recorded Crouse's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Crouse families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Crouse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Crouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Crouse. 58% of Crouse men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Crouse women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crouse were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    58%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Labourer
    9%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Servant
    40%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
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Census Records

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Crouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crouse 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Crouse. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Crouse. For the veterans among your Crouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crouse lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Crouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Crouse in 1940 was 28, and 75 in 2004.

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