Hiss Name Meaning

from a short form of the Germanic personal name Hizo, a short form of names with hild ‘fight’, ‘battle’ as the first element. South German: variant of Heiss 1.

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

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Hiss Family Origin

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Hiss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Confectioner

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Hiss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 7% of Hiss's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Confectioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hiss. A less common occupation for the Hiss family was Keeping House.

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Hiss Historical Records

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Hiss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Hiss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hiss in 1962 was 82, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hiss

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