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Huss Name Meaning

North German: status name for a householder or for someone who lived or worked at a house, Middle Low German hus ‘house’ (see House). Czech and Slovak (Hus), German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Czech husa ‘goose’ (see Husa). German: from the Germanic personal name Huzo, a short form of any of the various compound names formed with hugi ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ as the first element. Swedish: most probably from German. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Russ, Hass, Hess, Huse, Hiss, Kuss, Buss, Husa, Suss, Fuss

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Huss Family Origin

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Huss Family Occupations

What did your Huss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huss. The most common Huss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Huss's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Huss family was Merchant.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Merchant

    3%

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

Huss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Huss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huss 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 Huss. 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 Huss. For the veterans among your Huss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huss Life Expectancy

What is the average Huss lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Huss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Huss in 1945 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Huss 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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