Raus Family History

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Raus Name Meaning

German: nickname for a noisy or raucous person, from Middle High German ruz ‘noise’.

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

Similar surnames: Ras, Rau, Gaus, Kraus, Raub, Reus, Maus, Haus, Daus, Paus

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Raus Family Origin

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Raus Family Occupations

What did your Raus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Hand Sewers were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Raus. 21% of Raus men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Raus women worked as a Hand Sewers. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raus were Machinist and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Hand Sewers
  • Saleslady

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Raus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Raus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 820 immigration records available for the last name Raus. 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 Card

There are 996 military records available for the last name Raus. For the veterans among your Raus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raus Life Expectancy

What is the average Raus lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Raus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Raus in 1955 was 56, and 86 in 2004.

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