Jahraus Family History

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Jahraus Name Meaning

German: probably of Slavic origin, an altered spelling of Gerasch, Jarrasch, Jarausch, or Jarasch, all from the stem of jary ‘lively’, ‘vehement’, or possibly from jar ‘young’, ‘early’. Compare Polish Jaroslaw (see Jarosz). This is one of the German names that were established in Ukraine in the 19th century.

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


Similar surnames: Jahr, Arras, Haus, Martus, Matras, Draus, Darras, Markus, Kraus

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Jahraus Family Origin

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Jahraus Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    22%
  • Bar Keeper

    11%
  • Clerk In Dry Goods Store

    11%
  • Drygoods Merchant

    11%

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In 1880, Tailor, Bar Keeper and Clerk In Dry Goods Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jahraus. The most common Jahraus occupation in the USA was Tailor. 22% of Jahraus's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Jahraus family was Drygoods Merchant.

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Jahraus Historical Records

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Jahraus Life Expectancy

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