Coss Family History

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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

What did your Coss ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ladies Hat Machiner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Coss. 30% of Coss men worked as a Ladies Hat Machiner and 81% of Coss women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coss were Tailor and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ladies Hat Machiner
  • General Labourer
  • Iron Moulder Heavy Work
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Dressmaker
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Coss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Coss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coss census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Coss. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Coss. For the veterans among your Coss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coss Life Expectancy

What is the average Coss lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coss ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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