Faus Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Faus Name Meaning

German (also Pfaus): variant of Pfautz, a nickname for a self-important person.

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

Similar surnames: Fauss, Paus, Daus, Fass, Raus, Faust, Gaus, Fahs, Maus, Kaus

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Faus Family Origin

Where is the Faus family from?

Faus Family Occupations

What did your Faus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Faus. 32% of Faus men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Faus women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Faus were Farming and Stenographer

View Census data for Faus | Data not to scale

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Teacher
  • Proprietor
  • Stenographer

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

Faus Historical Records

What Faus family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Faus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Faus

Passenger List

There are 549 immigration records available for the last name Faus. 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.

View all Faus immigration records

Draft Card

There are 680 military records available for the last name Faus. For the veterans among your Faus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Faus military records

You've only scratched the surface of Faus family history.

Faus Life Expectancy

What is the average Faus lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Faus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Faus in 1963 was 80, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faus 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.

Famous Faus Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial