Los Name Meaning

Polish (Los): nickname for a large, ungainly person, from Polish los ‘elk’. Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch losch ‘squinting’; ‘cross-eyed’; ‘one-eyed’.

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

Similar surnames: Lis, Klos, Kos, Low, Losh, Ros, Loy, Loo, Mis, Goes

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Los Family Origin

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Los Family Occupations

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In 1880, Day Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Los. The most common Los occupation in the USA was Day Laborer. 50% of Los's were Day Laborers.

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  • Day Laborer

  • Farmer


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Los Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Los Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Los life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Los in 1960 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

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