Hoss Name Meaning

German (Höss): variant of Hess.

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


Similar surnames: Voss, Noss, Boss, Foss, Goss, Hiss, Joss, Koss, Zoss, Oss

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Hoss Family Origin

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Hoss Family Occupations

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  • Black Smith

    33%
  • Hairdresser

    33%
  • Tailor

    33%

In 1881, the most common Hoss occupation in the UK was Black Smith. 33% of Hoss's were Black Smiths. A less common occupation for the Hoss family was Tailor. Black Smith and Hairdresser were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hoss.

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Hoss Historical Records

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Hoss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Hoss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hoss in 1952 was 64, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoss

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