Bloss Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German bloz ‘naked’, ‘destitute’, applied as a nickname for a poor person, or for someone who dressed inappropriately, or for a man without a beard. German: variant of Blass. Swedish: unexplained; possibly an adoption of the German name.

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


Similar surnames: Ploss, Blass, Bross, Bliss, Boss, Floss, Gloss, Kloss, Glos, Stoss

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Bloss Family Origin

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Bloss Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Commercial Clerk

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bloss family was Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Commercial Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bloss. The most common Bloss occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Bloss's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Bloss Historical Records

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Bloss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Bloss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Bloss in 1941 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bloss

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