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Muhlhauser Surname Meaning

German (Mühlhauser): topographic name for someone who lived at a mill house or a habitational name for someone from any of the many places called Mühlhausen.

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


Similar surnames: Muehlhausen, Ohlhauser, Hochhauser, Fankhauser, Millhouse, Hillhouse

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Where is the Muhlhauser family from?

You can see how Muhlhauser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Muhlhauser family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Muhlhauser families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Muhlhauser families living in Ohio. This was about 56% of all the recorded Muhlhauser's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Muhlhauser families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Muhlhauser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Muhlhauser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Muhlhauser. 60% of Muhlhauser men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Muhlhauser women worked as a Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Salesman
    40%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Muhlhauser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muhlhauser 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 505 immigration records available for the last name Muhlhauser. 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 811 military records available for the last name Muhlhauser. For the veterans among your Muhlhauser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Muhlhauser lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Muhlhauser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Muhlhauser in 1965 was 58, and 97 in 2004.

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