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Floss Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a river, Middle High German vloz, modern German Fluss.

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


Similar surnames: Bloss, Ploss, Loss, Fass, Blass, Foss, Gloss, Close, Flott, Kloss

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Floss Family Origin

Where is the Floss family from?

Floss Family Occupations

What did your Floss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Floss. The most common Floss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Floss's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Floss family was Comm. Merchant.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Barber

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Comm. Merchant

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Floss ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Floss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Floss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Floss census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Floss

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Floss. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Floss. For the veterans among your Floss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Floss Life Expectancy

What is the average Floss lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Floss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Floss in 1956 was 24, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Floss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Floss ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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