Kess Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: unexplained.

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

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Kess Family Origin

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Kess Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Farm Laborer

    21%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Cooper Shop

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kess. The most common Kess occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Kess's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kess family was Cooper Shop.

Source: Census data for Kess | Data not to scale

Kess Historical Records

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Kess Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Kess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kess in 1960 was 33, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kess

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