Guss Name Meaning

nickname for an impetuous or effusive person, from Middle High German gus ‘outpouring’, ‘effusion’. variant spelling of Güss (see Guess).

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


Similar surnames: Russ, Nuss, Gass, Guess, Buss, Fuss, Gruss, Gurr, Lust, Biss

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Guss Family Origin

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Guss Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Fishing Tackle Maker

    50%

In 1881, the most common Guss occupation in the UK was Carpenter . 50% of Guss's were Carpenter s. Carpenter and Fishing Tackle Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Guss.

Source: Census data for Guss | Data not to scale

Guss Historical Records

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Guss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Guss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Guss in 1944 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guss

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