Gouse Family History

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Gouse Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gaus.

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


Similar surnames: Douse, Couse, Rouse, Fouse, Mouse, Youse, Shouse, Royse, Clouse

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Gouse Family Origin

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Gouse Family Occupations

What did your Gouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gouse. 31% of Gouse men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Gouse women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gouse were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Miner
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gouse 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 168 immigration records available for the last name Gouse. 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 313 military records available for the last name Gouse. For the veterans among your Gouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Gouse lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gouse in 1951 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

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