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Heuss Family History

Heuss Name Meaning

German (Alemannic Swabian): nickname from Middle High German hiusse ‘lively fresh’.

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


Similar surnames: Reuss, Huss, Reus, Leiss, Nuss, Zeiss, Neiss, Weiss, Heuer, Hess

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Where is the Heuss family from?

You can see how Heuss families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heuss family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Heuss families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Heuss families living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Heuss's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Heuss families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heuss surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heuss ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Heuss. 43% of Heuss men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Heuss women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heuss were Laborer and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Owner
    11%
  • Laborer
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    43%
  • Farm Laborer
    29%
  • Teacher
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Heuss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heuss census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 437 immigration records available for the last name Heuss. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Heuss. For the veterans among your Heuss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heuss lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Heuss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Heuss in 1953 was 38, and 87 in 2004.

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