Noss Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads named Noss, from Old Norse nos ‘nose’, in reference to any natural feature, such as a crag or mountain peak, that is shaped like a nose. German (of Slavic origin): see Nosek. German: variant of Notz. English: variant of Ness 1.

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


Similar surnames: Ness, Oss, Foss, Ross, Koss, Boss, Nass, Moss, Loss, Goss

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Noss Family Origin

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Noss Family Occupations

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  • ...hal Examiner

    33%
  • Engine Tenter

    33%
  • Trunk Maker Leather Goods

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Noss family was Trunk Maker Leather Goods. The most common Noss occupation in the UK was ...hal Examiner. 33% of Noss's were ...hal Examiners. ...hal Examiner and Engine Tenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Noss.

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Noss Historical Records

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Noss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Noss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Noss in 1953 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Noss

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