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Noss Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads named Noss, from Old Norse nos ‘nose’, in reference to any natural feature, such as a crag or mountain peak, that is shaped like a nose. German (of Slavic origin): see Nosek. German: variant of Notz. English: variant of Ness 1.

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


Similar surnames: Ness, Oss, Foss, Ross, Koss, Boss, Nass, Moss, Loss, Goss

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Noss Family Origin

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Noss Family Occupations

What did your Noss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Noss family was Keeping House. The most common Noss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Noss's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Noss.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Noss ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Noss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Noss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Noss census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Noss. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Noss. For the veterans among your Noss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Noss Life Expectancy

What is the average Noss lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Noss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Noss in 1953 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Noss ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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