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Heuss Name Meaning

German (Alemannic, Swabian): nickname from Middle High German hiusse ‘lively’, ‘fresh’.

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


Similar surnames: Reuss, Huss, Reus, Leiss, Nuss, Zeiss, Neiss, Weiss, Heuer, Hess

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Heuss Family Origin

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Heuss Family Occupations

What did your Heuss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Book Binder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heuss. A less common occupation for the Heuss family was Conductor Car. The most common Heuss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Heuss's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Book Binder

    11%
  • Conductor Car

    11%

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

Heuss Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Heuss. 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 Heuss. For the veterans among your Heuss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heuss Life Expectancy

What is the average Heuss lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Heuss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Heuss in 1953 was 38, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heuss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heuss 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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