Claussen Family History

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Claussen Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Norwegian, and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Claus.

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

Similar surnames: Clausen, Claassen, Classen, Clasen, Klausen, Laursen, Lassen, Janssen

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Claussen Family Origin

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Claussen Family Occupations

What did your Claussen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Hotel Night Porter and House Parlour Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Claussen. 50% of Claussen men worked as a Hotel Night Porter and 34% of Claussen women worked as a House Parlour Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Claussen were O L A Accounts Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Dutie

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Hotel Night Porter
  • O L A Accounts Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • House Parlour Maid
  • Roasret Sewer (skilled)
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Claussen Historical Records

What Claussen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Claussen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Claussen 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Claussen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Claussen. For the veterans among your Claussen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Claussen Life Expectancy

What is the average Claussen lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Claussen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Claussen in 1947 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Claussen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Claussen 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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