Rous Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Raus. French: old southern form of Roux, also found in Germany as a Huguenot name.

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


Similar surnames: Rouse, Rout, Ross, Roush, Roup, Royse, Ros, Cross, Rock, Roux

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Rous Family Origin

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Rous Family Occupations

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  • Cab Driver

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%
  • Hotel Waiter

    4%

In 1881, Cab Driver, Carpenter and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rous. The most common Rous occupation in the UK was Cab Driver. 4% of Rous's were Cab Drivers. A less common occupation for the Rous family was Hotel Waiter.

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Rous Historical Records

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Rous Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Rous life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rous in 1947 was 48, and 91 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rous

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