Reuss Name Meaning

occupational name for a cobbler, Middle High German (alt)riusse. ethnic name from Middle High German riusse ‘Russian’; in some cases, a nickname for someone who had been in Russia or had connections there.

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


Similar surnames: Russ, Reus, Ress, Preuss, Reis, Heuss, Reusser, Ross, Ruhs, Weiss

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Reuss Family Origin

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Reuss Family Occupations

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  • Engineer Mechanical

    14%
  • Hardware Merchant

    14%
  • Manufacturing Furrier

    14%
  • Police Officer

    14%

In 1881, Engineer Mechanical, Hardware Merchant and Manufacturing Furrier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reuss. The most common Reuss occupation in the UK was Engineer Mechanical. 14% of Reuss's were Engineer Mechanicals. A less common occupation for the Reuss family was Police Officer.

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Reuss Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Reuss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Reuss in 1941 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reuss

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