Tuss Family History

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Tuss Name Meaning

German: variant of Duss, Thus, from short forms of the old personal name Duso, Tuzzo.

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

Similar surnames: Russ, Buss, Kuss, Huss, Nuss, Suss, Tusa, Tush, Muns, Tuck

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Tuss Family Origin

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Tuss Family Occupations

What did your Tuss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Fisherman and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tuss. A less common occupation for the Tuss family was Works In Foundry. The most common Tuss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Tuss's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Fisherman

  • Laborer

  • Works In Foundry


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

Tuss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tuss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuss 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 314 immigration records available for the last name Tuss. 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 381 military records available for the last name Tuss. For the veterans among your Tuss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tuss Life Expectancy

What is the average Tuss lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Tuss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Tuss in 1943 was 47, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tuss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tuss 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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