Loss Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from los ‘marsh’, or a habitational name from places named with this word, such as Losse and Lossa. German: pet form of the personal name Ludwig.

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


Similar surnames: Ross, Oss, Koss, Moss, Loos, Lose, Noss, Poss, Foss, Loo

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Loss Family Origin

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Loss Family Occupations

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  • House Painter

    50%
  • Lab.S Wife

    50%

In 1881, the most common Loss occupation in the UK was House Painter. 50% of Loss's were House Painters. House Painter and Lab.S Wife were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Loss.

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Loss Historical Records

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Loss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Loss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Loss in 1943 was 41, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loss

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