Tauer Family History

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Tauer Name Meaning

German (Silesian): habitational name from the fairly common Silesian place name Tauer. North German: occupational name for a tanner. South German: variant of Taucher 2.

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

Similar surnames: Lauer, Tauber, Auer, Gauer, Mauer, Dauer, Nauer, Haber, Kauer, Hauer

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Tauer Family Origin

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Tauer Family Occupations

What did your Tauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tauer. 40% of Tauer men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Tauer women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tauer were Carpenter and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Maid
  • Waitress

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

Tauer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tauer 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 580 immigration records available for the last name Tauer. 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 938 military records available for the last name Tauer. For the veterans among your Tauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Tauer lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Tauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Tauer in 1952 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tauer 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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