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Mauser Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a mouse-catcher from Middle High German mūs ‘mouse’ + the agent suffix -er. This form of the surname is also found in Slovenia (see 2 below). Compare Mausser Germanized or Americanized form of Slovenian Mavsar and its rare variant Mavser: occupational name for a mouse-catcher of German origin (see 1 above compare Mausser ). English (southeastern): variant of Mouser .

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


Similar surnames: Meuser, Maurer, Sauser, Hauser, Maser, Mauter, Bauser, Lauser, Rauser

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Where is the Mauser family from?

You can see how Mauser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mauser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mauser families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 19 Mauser families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mauser's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mauser families in 1911.
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What did your Mauser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mauser. 18% of Mauser men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Mauser women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mauser were Machinist and Housekeeper. .

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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
    18%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    9%
  • H
    8%
  • Operator
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Mauser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mauser 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mauser. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mauser. For the veterans among your Mauser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mauser lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mauser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mauser in 1951 was 47, and 85 in 2004.

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