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Smouse Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch moes ‘food’, ‘stew’, ‘porridge’, hence a nickname for a greedy person, or metonymic occupational name for a cook. Americanized form of German Schmaus.

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


Similar surnames: Mouse, Rouse, Smull, Meuse, Douse, Smock, House, Fouse, Sasse, Couse

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Smouse Family Origin

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Smouse Family Occupations

What did your Smouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Smouse. 11% of Smouse men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Smouse women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Smouse were Mechanic and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    4%
  • Mechanic
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Saleslady
    7%
  • Cook
    5%

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

Smouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Smouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smouse 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 408 immigration records available for the last name Smouse. 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 893 military records available for the last name Smouse. For the veterans among your Smouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Smouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Smouse lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Smouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Smouse in 1951 was 45, and 63 in 2004.

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