Vess Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of German Wess.

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


Similar surnames: Gess, Bess, Vest, Ness, Hess, Tess, Vass, Voss, Ress, Mess

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Vess Family Origin

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Vess Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer On Farm

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vess family was Laborer On Farm. The most common Vess occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Vess's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vess.

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Vess Historical Records

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Vess Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Vess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Vess in 1945 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vess

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