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Maus Surname Meaning

German: nickname for someone supposedly resembling a mouse in appearance or timidity from Middle High German mūs ‘mouse’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Maus ‘mouse’ one of the most common of the unflattering surnames imposed on Jews by non-Jewish government officials in 18th- and 19th-century central Europe.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Maul, Haus, Paus, Daus, Gaus, Raus, Mass, Mauk, Mais, Mau

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Where is the Maus family from?

You can see how Maus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maus family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maus families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 18 Maus families living in Gloucestershire. This was about 23% of all the recorded Maus's in United Kingdom. Gloucestershire and 1 other county had the highest population of Maus families in 1891.
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What did your Maus ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Maus. 100% of Maus women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Maus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Maus. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Maus. For the veterans among your Maus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maus lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Maus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Maus in 1944 was 30, and 80 in 2004.

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