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Huss Family History

Huss Name Meaning
North German: status name for a householder or for someone who lived or worked at a house, Middle Low German hus ‘house’ (see House).Czech and Slovak (Hus), German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Czech husa ‘goose’ (see Husa).German: from the Germanic personal name Huzo, a short form of any of the various compound names formed with hugi ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ as the first element.Swedish: most probably from German.Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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

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Name Distribution of Huss Families

  • Number of Huss families
     48 - 94
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Huss families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Huss last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Huss Family Origin

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Huss Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Huss

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Huss Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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