Maus Family History
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Maus Name Meaning
German: nickname for someone supposedly resembling a mouse, in appearance or timidity, from Middle High German mus ‘mouse’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Maus ‘mouse’, one of the most common of the unflattering surnames imposed on Jews by non-Jewish government officials in 18th- and 19th-century central Europe.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Maul, Haus, Paus, Daus, Gaus, Raus, Mass, Mauk, Mais, Mau