Bross Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the Latin personal name Ambrosius (see Ambrose). German: from Middle High German brossen ‘to sprout or bud’, hence an affectionate nickname for a young son. Compare Brotz. Eastern German: from the Slavic personal name Prus, related to German Preusse ‘Prussian’.

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


Similar surnames: Ross, Gross, Brass, Boss, Bloss, Bruss, Brose, Brosz, Cross, Brost

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Bross Family Origin

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Bross Family Occupations

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  • Seaman

    100%

In 1881, the most common Bross occupation in the UK was Seaman. 100% of Bross's were Seamans.

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Bross Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Bross life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Bross in 1944 was 25, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bross

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