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Tauer Name Meaning

German (Silesia): habitational name from any of the places called Tauer or Thauer. North German: occupational name for a tanner. South German: variant of Taucher

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lauer, Tauber, Auer, Gauer, Mauer, Dauer, Nauer, Haber, Kauer, Hauer

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Where is the Tauer family from?

You can see how Tauer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tauer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Tauer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Tauer families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Tauer's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Tauer families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tauer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tauer. 40% of Tauer men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Tauer women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tauer were Clerk and Waitress. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Maid
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tauer 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 580 immigration records available for the last name Tauer. 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 938 military records available for the last name Tauer. For the veterans among your Tauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tauer lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Tauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Tauer in 1952 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

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