Haus Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Haus Name Meaning

German: topographic and occupational name for someone who lived and worked in a great house, from Middle High German, Middle Low German hus ‘house’ (see Hausmann, and compare English House).

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

Similar surnames: Haut, Haas, Gaus, Hau, Paus, Hass, Maus, Lau, Hall, Daus

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Haus Family Origin

Where is the Haus family from?

Haus Family Occupations

What did your Haus ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Haus occupation in Canada was Farmer. 59% of Haus's were Farmers. Farmer, Son and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haus. A less common occupation for the Haus family was Farm Labourer.

View Census data for Haus | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Son

  • Bricklayer

  • Farm Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Haus ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Haus Historical Records

What Haus family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Haus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Haus

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Haus. 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.

View all Haus immigration records

Draft Card

There are 21,000 military records available for the last name Haus. For the veterans among your Haus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Haus military records

You've only scratched the surface of Haus family history.

Haus Life Expectancy

What is the average Haus lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Haus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Haus in 1954 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haus ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Haus Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name