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Lauser Name Meaning

German:: from a short form of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). nickname for a hunter from Middle High German lūzen ‘to lie in wait’. habitational name for someone from any of several places called Laus or Lausa.

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


Similar surnames: Lasser, Laufer, Lauer, Lauper, Klauser, Laumer, Lauber, Lauter, Lause

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Where is the Lauser family from?

You can see how Lauser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lauser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lauser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Lauser families living in Quebec. This was about 57% of all the recorded Lauser's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Lauser families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lauser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lauser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lauser. 32% of Lauser men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Lauser women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lauser were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Pattern Maker
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    43%
  • Maid
    29%
  • Stenographer
    29%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lauser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lauser 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 499 immigration records available for the last name Lauser. 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 540 military records available for the last name Lauser. For the veterans among your Lauser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lauser lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Lauser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lauser in 1952 was 59, and 76 in 2003.

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