Sloss Name Meaning

Scottish: shortened form of Auchincloss, a habitational name from a place so called in the parish of Kilmarnock. altered form of German or Jewish Schloss.

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

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Sloss Family Origin

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Sloss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Painter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sloss. The most common Sloss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Sloss's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sloss family was Painter.

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Sloss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Sloss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sloss in 1957 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sloss

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