Kuss Name Meaning

German: from Kunz, a pet form of Konrad. Eastern German (of Slavic origin): nickname from Polish kusy ‘short’. German: habitational name from Bernkastel-Kues on the Mosel river. German: from the personal name Kus, a pet form of Markus (see Mark) or Dominikus (see Dominique).

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


Similar surnames: Russ, Koss, Buss, Kuse, Huss, Kus, Kass, Kusz, Kiss, Kuhn

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Kuss Family Origin

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Kuss Family Occupations

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  • Clock And Watch Maker

    25%
  • Jeweller

    25%
  • Watch & Clock Maker

    25%
  • Watch Maker

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kuss family was Watch Maker. Clock And Watch Maker, Jeweller and Watch & Clock Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kuss. The most common Kuss occupation in the UK was Clock And Watch Maker. 25% of Kuss's were Clock And Watch Makers.

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Kuss Historical Records

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Kuss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Kuss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kuss in 1957 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kuss

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