Schaus Family History

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Schaus Name Meaning

German: nickname for a simpleton, from a Rhenish Franconian and Lower Rhine dialect word, Schaus.

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

Similar surnames: Schaub, Schauss, Schaul, Schmaus, Schaum, Schauf, Schlup, Schur

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Schaus Family Origin

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Schaus Family Occupations

What did your Schaus ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Schaus occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Schaus's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Schaus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schaus Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaus lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Schaus in 1962 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schaus 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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