Duss Family History

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Duss Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Buss, Russ, Huss, Nuss, Kuss, Fuss, Guss, Suss, Tuss, Ross

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Duss Family Origin

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Duss Family Occupations

What did your Duss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Duss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Duss's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Hoops Shaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duss. A less common occupation for the Duss family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Hoops Shaver

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Duss ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Duss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Duss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duss 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 412 immigration records available for the last name Duss. 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 260 military records available for the last name Duss. For the veterans among your Duss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duss Life Expectancy

What is the average Duss lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Duss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Duss in 1966 was 76, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duss 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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