Huss Family History

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Huss Name Meaning

North German: status name for a householder or for someone who lived or worked at a house, Middle Low German hus ‘house’ (see House). Czech and Slovak (Hus), German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Czech husa ‘goose’ (see Husa). German: from the Germanic personal name Huzo, a short form of any of the various compound names formed with hugi ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ as the first element. Swedish: most probably from German. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Russ, Hass, Hess, Huse, Hiss, Kuss, Buss, Husa, Suss, Fuss

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Huss Family Origin

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Huss Family Occupations

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In 1939, Private Means and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Huss. 50% of Huss men worked as a Private Means and 89% of Huss women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huss were General Labourer Brickwork and Domestic Work Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means
    50%
  • General Labourer Brickwork
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    89%
  • Private Means
    6%
  • Domestic Work Unpaid
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Huss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Huss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huss 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Huss. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Huss. For the veterans among your Huss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huss Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Huss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Huss in 1945 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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