Gloss Name Meaning

German: variant of Klaus, a reduced form of the personal name Nikolaus, German form of Nicholas. English: nickname for a flatterer, from Old French glose ‘flattery’.

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

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Gloss Family Origin

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Gloss Family Occupations

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  • Agr Labourer

    17%
  • Alms House Occupant

    17%
  • Carter

    17%
  • Coachman (Dom Serv)

    17%

In 1881, Agr Labourer, Alms House Occupant and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gloss. A less common occupation for the Gloss family was Coachman (Dom Serv). The most common Gloss occupation in the UK was Agr Labourer. 17% of Gloss's were Agr Labourers.

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Gloss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Gloss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gloss in 1949 was 44, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gloss

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