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Lossing Name Meaning

German: habitational name probably from Lossing in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Mossing, Rossing, Leising, Hassing, Massing, Wissing, Blessing

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Where is the Lossing family from?

You can see how Lossing families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lossing family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lossing families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Lossing families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Lossing's in USA. New York had the highest population of Lossing families in 1840.
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What did your Lossing ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lossing. 29% of Lossing men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Lossing women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lossing were Farm Laborer and Bookkeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • Teacher
  • Waitress
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lossing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lossing census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 270 immigration records available for the last name Lossing. 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 Cards

There are 402 military records available for the last name Lossing. For the veterans among your Lossing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lossing lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lossing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Lossing in 1963 was 79, and 80 in 2004.

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