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Rouser Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Rauser .

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


Similar surnames: Rowser, Rouzer, Houser, Rouse, Crouser, Gouse, Courser, Mouser

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Where is the Rouser family from?

You can see how Rouser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rouser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rouser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Rouser families living in Quebec. This was about 67% of all the recorded Rouser's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Rouser families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rouser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rouser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rouser. 34% of Rouser men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Rouser women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rouser were Farm Laborer and Domestic. .

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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
    34%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    27%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Domestic
    14%
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What Rouser family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rouser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rouser 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 161 immigration records available for the last name Rouser. 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 584 military records available for the last name Rouser. For the veterans among your Rouser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rouser lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rouser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Rouser in 1948 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

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