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Voss Family History

Voss Name Meaning
German: variant of Fosse.

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

668,950 Historical Documents with Voss on Ancestry.com
240,179 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
23,617 Military Records
66,042 Immigration Records
109,200 Census and Voter Lists
229,912 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Voss Families

  • Number of Voss families
     181 - 360
     61 - 180
     1 - 60
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Voss families
     60 - 117
     21 - 59
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Voss families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Voss census records

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Voss Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Voss families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Voss Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Voss families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Voss

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Voss Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Voss census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Voss ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Voss Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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