Kuss Family History

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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

What did your Kuss ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clock Jobber and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kuss. 17% of Kuss men worked as a Clock Jobber and 30% of Kuss women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuss were Nil Eneaey Alien and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clock Jobber
    17%
  • Cotton Spinner
    17%
  • Night Watchman
    17%
  • Nil Eneaey Alien
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    30%
  • Domestic Servant
    20%
  • Child Nurse
    10%
  • Cook
    10%

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

Kuss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Kuss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuss 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kuss. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kuss. For the veterans among your Kuss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kuss Life Expectancy

What is the average Kuss lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kuss

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