Soss Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of Ashkenazic Jewish Sos, a nickname from Hungarian sós ‘of salt’, ‘salty’.

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

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Soss Family Origin

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Soss Family Occupations

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  • Baggageman R.R.

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%

In 1880, baggageman R.R. and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Soss. A less common occupation for the Soss family was Farmer. The most common Soss occupation in the USA was Baggageman R.R.. 33% of Soss's were Baggageman R.R.s.

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Soss Historical Records

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Soss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Soss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Soss in 1953 was 76, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Soss

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