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Rouse Name Meaning

English: nickname for a person with red hair, from Middle English, Old French rous ‘red(-haired)’ (Latin russ(e)us). Americanized spelling of German Raus.

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


Similar surnames: Rose, Couse, Rous, Fouse, Royse, House, Douse, Roush, Prouse, Crouse

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Rouse Family Origin

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Rouse Family Occupations

What did your Rouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Servant and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rouse. The most common Rouse occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Rouse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rouse family was Farmers Son.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Servant

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farmers Son

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rouse ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rouse 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rouse. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rouse. For the veterans among your Rouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Rouse lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Rouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1953. The average life expectancy for Rouse in 1942 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rouse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rouse ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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