Nuss Family History

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Nuss Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German nuz ‘nut’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a gatherer and seller of nuts, or a (sometimes derogatory) nickname for a man thought to resemble a nut in some way (for example in having a round head and a brown complexion). (Nüss): variant of Nies.

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

Similar surnames: Buss, Russ, Nass, Fuss, Niss, Guss, Biss, Noss, Kuss, Ness

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Nuss Family Origin

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Nuss Family Occupations

What did your Nuss ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nuss. 21% of Nuss men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Nuss women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nuss were Clerk and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Teacher

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

Nuss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Nuss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nuss 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Nuss. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Nuss. For the veterans among your Nuss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nuss Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Nuss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nuss in 1946 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

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