Amoss Family History

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Amoss Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Amos.

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

Similar surnames: Amos, Foss, Arons, Amon, Amond, Lamons, Noss, Pross, Kross, Amis

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Amoss Family Origin

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Amoss Family Occupations

What did your Amoss ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, C School Teacher and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amoss. A less common occupation for the Amoss family was Mill Owner. The most common Amoss occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Amoss's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • C School Teacher

  • Farm Labourer

  • Mill Owner


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

Amoss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Amoss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amoss 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 396 immigration records available for the last name Amoss. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 587 military records available for the last name Amoss. For the veterans among your Amoss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amoss Life Expectancy

What is the average Amoss lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Amoss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Amoss in 1954 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amoss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amoss 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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