Kus Family History
Kus Name Meaning
Polish and Croatian: descriptive nickname from Polish kusy Croatian kus ‘(too) short truncated’. See also Polish Kusy and Croatian Kusic . Czech (mainly Kůs) and Slovenian: nickname from Czech kůs Slovenian kus an old and dialect spelling of kos ‘blackbird’ (see Kos ) respectively. Czech (Kuš): nickname derived from kuše ‘crossbow’. Compare Cush and Kush . German: variant of Kuss . German: nickname from Middle Low German kuse ‘club’ or ‘molar-tooth’. German: metonymic occupational name for a farmer from Middle High German kuose ‘female calf or sheep’.7: Hungarian: from Turkish kuş ‘bird’. This was a totemic symbol of an ancient Hungarian clan hence a protective name for a member of the tribe. Compare Cush and Kush .8: Turkish (Kuş): ornamental name or nickname from kuş ‘bird’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022