Stoss Name Meaning

German: nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Middle High German stoz ‘quarrel’, ‘fight’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Stoss ‘push’, ‘shove’, probably one of the names selected at random from vocabulary words by government officials when surnames were made compulsory.

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


Similar surnames: Stoos, Stock, Stolz, Oss, Soss, Stoesz, Spross, Stoop, Boss, Storm

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Stoss Family Origin

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Stoss Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Leather Dresser

    20%
  • Saloon Keeper

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stoss family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Stoss occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Stoss's were Laborers. Laborer, Carpenter and Leather Dresser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stoss.

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Stoss Historical Records

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Stoss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Stoss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stoss in 1963 was 57, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stoss

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