Huiss Family History

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Huiss 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: Huss, Heiss, Huish, Hiss, Buss, Bliss, Hurst, Russ, Biss, Hass

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Huiss Family Origin

Where is the Huiss family from?

Huiss Family Occupations

What did your Huiss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Huiss family was Janitor Courthouse. Baker, Farmer and Housekeeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huiss. The most common Huiss occupation in the USA was Baker. 17% of Huiss's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

  • Farmer

  • Housekeeping

  • Janitor Courthouse


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

Huiss Historical Records

What Huiss family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 260 census records available for the last name Huiss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huiss 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 29 immigration records available for the last name Huiss. 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 42 military records available for the last name Huiss. For the veterans among your Huiss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huiss Life Expectancy

What is the average Huiss lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Huiss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Huiss in 1960 was 26, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huiss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Huiss 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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