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Klauser Name Meaning

Swiss German: patronymic from the personal name Klaus . German: variant of Klausner . Compare Clauser .

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


Similar surnames: Klausen, Klauber, Lauser, Klausner, Klaus, Glauser, Lauper, Lause

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Where is the Klauser family from?

You can see how Klauser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Klauser family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Klauser families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 10 Klauser families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 91% of all the recorded Klauser's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Klauser families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Klauser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Klauser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Klauser. 27% of Klauser men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Klauser women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Klauser were Salesman and Shoe Worker. .

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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

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Truck Driver
    18%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Housework
    20%
  • Shoe Worker
    14%
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What Klauser family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Klauser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klauser 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 709 immigration records available for the last name Klauser. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Klauser. For the veterans among your Klauser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Klauser lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Klauser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Klauser in 1960 was 42, and 59 in 2004.

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