Voss Name Meaning

German: variant of Fosse.

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


Similar surnames: Vohs, Vos, Foss, Goss, Noss, Boss, Vose, Vass, Hoss, Ross

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Voss Family Origin

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Voss Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Gardener

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Shoemaker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Voss. A less common occupation for the Voss family was Gardener. The most common Voss occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Voss's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Voss Historical Records

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Voss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Voss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Voss in 1941 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Voss

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