Coss Name Meaning

Respelling of German and Slavic Koss.

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


Similar surnames: Noss, Poss, Joss, Koss, Hoss, Yoss, Loss, Soss, Cost, Boss

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Coss Family Origin

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Coss Family Occupations

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  • Carpet Weaver

    11%
  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • General Servant

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Coss family was General Servant. The most common Coss occupation in the UK was Carpet Weaver. 11% of Coss's were Carpet Weavers. Carpet Weaver, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coss.

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Coss Historical Records

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Coss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Coss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Coss in 1954 was 52, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coss

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