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Kuss Family History

Kuss Name Meaning
German: from Kunz, a pet form of Konrad.Eastern German (of Slavic origin): nickname from Polish kusy ‘short’.German: habitational name from Bernkastel-Kues on the Mosel river.German: from the personal name Kus, a pet form of Markus (see Mark) or Dominikus (see Dominique).

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

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Name Distribution of Kuss Families

  • Number of Kuss families
     27 - 51
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kuss families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kuss last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kuss Family Origin

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Kuss Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kuss

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Kuss Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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