Gause Name Meaning

of Old Prussian origin; unexplained. from Czech-Sorbian hus ‘goose’, probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a goose farmer. possibly also a habitational name for someone from Gaussig near Bautzen.

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

Similar surnames: Sause, Gaus, Guse, Gans, Vause, Gage, Halse, Gase, Gast, Causey

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Gause Family Origin

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Gause Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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In 1880, the most common Gause occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Gause's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gause family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gause.

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Gause Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Gause life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Gause in 1948 was 60, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gause

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