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Schaus Surname History



The roots of the distinguished German surname Schaus lie in the former duchy of Swabia. The name is derived from the Middle High German word "schoup," meaning "bundle/wisp of straw." It is likely that the name was initially borne by a miller, or by someone who lived near a mill.


Early Origins of the Schaus family


The surname Schaus was first found in Baden and Swabia, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power. The first known bearer of the name was a knight named Schaub, who lived in Strasbourg in 1293.

Early History of the Schaus family


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Another 84 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1690, 1758, 1715, 1713, 1774, 1797, 1865, 1817 and 1871 are included under the topic Early Schaus History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Schaus Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Schaub, Schob, Schaublin, Schwab, Schabia, Scwab, Schaib, Schaible, Schable and many more.

Early Notables of the Schaus family (pre 1700)


Notables with the surname Schaus during this period were Sir Luke Schaub (1690-1758), a British diplomat, born at Basle in Switzerland. He was Secretary to Richard, Lord Cobham, who was English ambassador at...
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Migration of the Schaus family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schaus Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Adam Schaus, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1736 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Schaus (post 1700)


  • William Schaus, American politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Milwaukee County 18th District, 1948 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Nicholas Schaus, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 6th District, 1980 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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