Vause Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Vause Name Meaning

habitational name, a variant of Vaux. There are a number of early English examples of the name with articles rather than prepositions, which Reaney explains as being from a southern form of Middle English faus ‘false’, ‘untrustworthy’ (late Old English fals, from Latin falsus, reinforced by Old French fals, faus from the same source).

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

Similar surnames: Sause, Halse, Gause, Hase, Paule, Aube, Causey, Baust, Rouse, Sasse

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Vause Family Origin

Where is the Vause family from?

Vause Family Occupations

What did your Vause ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Vause. 30% of Vause men worked as a General Labourer and 82% of Vause women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vause were Insurance Agent and Cotton Weaver

View Census data for Vause | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Motor Driver
  • Coal Merchant
  • Insurance Agent

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Household Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Cotton Weaver

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

Vause Historical Records

What Vause family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Vause. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vause census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search UK census records for Vause

Passenger List

There are 785 immigration records available for the last name Vause. 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.

View all Vause immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Vause. For the veterans among your Vause ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Vause military records

You've only scratched the surface of Vause family history.

Vause Life Expectancy

What is the average Vause lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Vause life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Vause in 1949 was 38, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vause

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vause 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.

Famous Vause Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial