Quess Family History

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Quess Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Guess, Suess, Ruess, Fuess, Ness, Buss, Russ, Huss, Kress, Nuss

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Quess Family Origin

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Quess Family Occupations

What did your Quess ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Quess occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Quess's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Quess.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Quess Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 115 census records available for the last name Quess. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quess 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 24 immigration records available for the last name Quess. 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 5 military records available for the last name Quess. For the veterans among your Quess ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quess Life Expectancy

What is the average Quess lifespan?

Average Quess life expectancy in 1985 was 80 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quess

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quess 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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