Kus Family History
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Kus Name Meaning
Polish: descriptive nickname from kus, kusy ‘short’, ‘cropped (hair)’, ‘bob-tailed’ (see Kusy). Slovenian and Czech: nickname from kus, an old spelling of kos ‘blackbird’ (see Kos), perhaps applied to someone with a good singing voice. Hungarian: from Slavic kus ‘falcon’. This was a totemic symbol of an ancient Hungarian clan, hence a protective name for a member of the tribe. German: variant of Kuss.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kos, Kuss, Kusy, Kust, Kuc, Kun, Kuhs, Kuk, Rus, Klus