Maus Family History

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Maus Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone supposedly resembling a mouse, in appearance or timidity, from Middle High German mus ‘mouse’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Maus ‘mouse’, one of the most common of the unflattering surnames imposed on Jews by non-Jewish government officials in 18th- and 19th-century central Europe.

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

Similar surnames: Maul, Haus, Paus, Daus, Gaus, Raus, Mass, Mauk, Mais, Mau

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Maus Family Origin

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Maus Family Occupations

What did your Maus ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Maus.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Maus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Maus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maus 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Maus. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Maus. For the veterans among your Maus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maus Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Maus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Maus in 1944 was 30, and 80 in 2004.

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