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Sauser Family History

Sauser Name Meaning

German: nickname for a clumsy person, from Middle High German susen ‘to move noisily’. English and Scottish: occupational name from Middle English sauser ‘sauce maker’ (Old French saucier, saussier).

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


Similar surnames: Rauser, Sauber, Sauter, Fauser, Lauser, Mauser, Sauer, Causer, Bauser

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Where is the Sauser family from?

You can see how Sauser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sauser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sauser families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Sauser family living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Sauser's in Canada. Ontario and 1 other province had the highest population of Sauser families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sauser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sauser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sauser. 37% of Sauser men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Sauser women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sauser were Salesman and Beauty Operator.

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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
    37%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%
  • Manager
    9%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Beauty Operator
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sauser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sauser 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 426 immigration records available for the last name Sauser. 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 576 military records available for the last name Sauser. For the veterans among your Sauser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sauser lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sauser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Sauser in 1958 was 67, and 81 in 2004.

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