Straus Family History

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Straus Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Strauss.

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


Similar surnames: Strauss, Strouss, Straut, Strang, Strause, Stram, Staup, Staus

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Straus Family Origin

Where is the Straus family from?

Straus Family Occupations

What did your Straus ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Straus occupation in the UK was Boot Maker. 33% of Straus's were Boot Makers. Boot Maker and French Teacher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Straus. A less common occupation for the Straus family was Merchant Shipper.

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  • Boot Maker

    33%
  • French Teacher

    33%
  • Merchant Shipper

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Straus ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Straus Historical Records

What Straus family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Straus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Straus 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Straus. 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 Straus. For the veterans among your Straus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Straus Life Expectancy

What is the average Straus lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Straus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Straus in 1955 was 60, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Straus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Straus 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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