Kauer Family History

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Kauer Name Meaning

topographic name, a variant of Kau. from Middle High German gou ‘province’, ‘region’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant, hence a nickname for a country dweller, as opposed to someone who lived in a city. from a short form of the personal name Konrad.

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

Similar surnames: Mauer, Kamer, Gauer, Kaser, Kruer, Kader, Knauer, Kacer, Kaufer

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Kauer Family Origin

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Kauer Family Occupations

What did your Kauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kauer. 20% of Kauer men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Kauer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kauer were Clerk and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Maid

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

Kauer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kauer 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 560 immigration records available for the last name Kauer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kauer. For the veterans among your Kauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kauer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kauer in 1962 was 83, and 75 in 2004.

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