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Sussex Name Meaning

English: regional name for someone from the county of Sussex, named ‘(territory of) the South Saxons’, from Old English suth + Seaxe.

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

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Sussex Family Origin

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Sussex Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    40%
  • Farming

    20%

In 1880, the most common Sussex occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Sussex's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sussex. A less common occupation for the Sussex family was Farming.

Source: Census data for Sussex | Data not to scale

Sussex Historical Records

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Sussex Life Expectancy

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Famous Sussex Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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