Sloss Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Sluss, Loss, Gloss, Kloss, Oss, Pross, Floss, Glos, Blass, Stoss

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Sloss Family Origin

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Sloss Family Occupations

What did your Sloss ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Painter


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Sloss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Sloss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sloss 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sloss. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sloss. For the veterans among your Sloss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sloss Life Expectancy

What is the average Sloss lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sloss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sloss 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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