Floss Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a river, Middle High German vloz, modern German Fluss.

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


Similar surnames: Bloss, Ploss, Loss, Fass, Blass, Foss, Gloss, Close, Flott, Kloss

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Floss Family Origin

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Floss Family Occupations

What did your Floss ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Barber

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Comm. Merchant

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Floss family was Comm. Merchant. Farmer, Barber and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Floss. The most common Floss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Floss's were Farmers.

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Floss Historical Records

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Floss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Floss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Floss in 1956 was 24, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Floss

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