Less Name Meaning

Probably a shortened form of an unidentified Jewish surname. English: variant of Lass 3.

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


Similar surnames: Lees, Lass, Bess, Ness, Gess, Hess, Leas, Leys, Leos, Liss

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Less Family Origin

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Less Family Occupations

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  • Baker Employing Two

    14%
  • Cigar Maker

    14%
  • Coalminer

    14%
  • Engine Fitter

    14%

In 1881, the most common Less occupation in the UK was Baker Employing Two. 14% of Less's were Baker Employing Twos. A less common occupation for the Less family was Engine Fitter. Baker Employing Two, Cigar Maker and Coalminer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Less.

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Less Historical Records

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Less Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Less life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Less in 1951 was 48, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Less

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