Nuss Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German nuz ‘nut’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a gatherer and seller of nuts, or a (sometimes derogatory) nickname for a man thought to resemble a nut in some way (for example in having a round head and a brown complexion). (Nüss): variant of Nies.

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

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Nuss Family Origin

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Nuss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1880, the most common Nuss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Nuss's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nuss. A less common occupation for the Nuss family was Carpenter.

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Nuss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Nuss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nuss in 1946 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nuss

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