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Crouser Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Krauser.

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


Similar surnames: Crouse, Clouser, Crosser, Rouser, Prouse, Clouse, Conser, Croner

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Where is the Crouser family from?

You can see how Crouser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crouser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Crouser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Crouser families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 75% of all the recorded Crouser's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Crouser families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Crouser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Crouser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and School were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Crouser. 37% of Crouser men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Crouser women worked as a School. .

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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
    37%
  • Labor
    20%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • School
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Crouser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crouser 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Crouser. 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 313 military records available for the last name Crouser. For the veterans among your Crouser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crouser lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Crouser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Crouser in 1963 was 72, and 82 in 2004.

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