Reuss Name Meaning

occupational name for a cobbler, Middle High German (alt)riusse. ethnic name from Middle High German riusse ‘Russian’; in some cases, a nickname for someone who had been in Russia or had connections there.

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


Similar surnames: Russ, Reus, Ress, Preuss, Reis, Heuss, Reusser, Ross, Ruhs, Weiss

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Reuss Family Origin

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Reuss Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Reuss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Reuss's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reuss family was Laborer. Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reuss.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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Reuss Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Reuss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Reuss in 1941 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

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