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


Similar surnames: Glos, Glass, Kloss, Gross, Goss, Bloss, Loss, Kloos, Klos, Sloss

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Gloss Family Origin

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Gloss Family Occupations

What did your Gloss ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Agr Labourer

    17%
  • Alms House Occupant

    17%
  • Carter

    17%
  • Coachman (Dom Serv)

    17%

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Gloss Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Gloss ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Gloss Life Expectancy

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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.

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