Nuss Family History
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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
Similar surnames: Buss, Russ, Nass, Fuss, Niss, Guss, Biss, Noss, Kuss, Ness