Zoss Family History

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Zoss Name Meaning

Swiss German: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Joss, Foss, Yoss, Hoss, Goss, Boss, Coss, Voss, Loss, Noss

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Zoss Family Origin

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Zoss Family Occupations

What did your Zoss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zoss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Zoss's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Zoss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zoss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zoss 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 164 immigration records available for the last name Zoss. 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 301 military records available for the last name Zoss. For the veterans among your Zoss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zoss Life Expectancy

What is the average Zoss lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Zoss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zoss in 1941 was 47, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zoss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zoss 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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