Gauss Family History

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Gauss Name Meaning

German: variant of Gaus.

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

Similar surnames: Mauss, Guss, Nauss, Fauss, Gass, Gaus, Hauss, Gruss, Tuss, Sass

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Gauss Family Origin

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Gauss Family Occupations

What did your Gauss ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Church Organ Tuner and Unpaid Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gauss. 50% of Gauss men worked as a Church Organ Tuner and 50% of Gauss women worked as an Unpaid Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gauss were Schoolmaster Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Church Organ Tuner
  • Schoolmaster Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Gauss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Gauss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gauss 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gauss. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gauss. For the veterans among your Gauss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gauss Life Expectancy

What is the average Gauss lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gauss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gauss in 1953 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gauss 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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