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Suess Name Meaning

German (Süss) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or Jewish ornamental name from Middle High German, German süss ‘sweet’, ‘pleasant’, ‘agreeable’.

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


Similar surnames: Siess, Suss, Guess, Stoss, Russ, Gress, Ress, Mess, Kuss, Guss

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Suess Family Origin

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Suess Family Occupations

What did your Suess ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Barber, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Suess. The most common Suess occupation in the USA was Barber. 7% of Suess's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Suess family was Merchant.

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  • Barber

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Merchant

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Suess ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Suess Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Suess. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suess 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Suess. 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 Suess. For the veterans among your Suess ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Suess Life Expectancy

What is the average Suess lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Suess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Suess in 1955 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Suess

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Suess 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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