Huss Name Meaning

North German: status name for a householder or for someone who lived or worked at a house, Middle Low German hus ‘house’ (see House). Czech and Slovak (Hus), German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Czech husa ‘goose’ (see Husa). German: from the Germanic personal name Huzo, a short form of any of the various compound names formed with hugi ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ as the first element. Swedish: most probably from German. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Russ, Hass, Hess, Huse, Hiss, Kuss, Buss, Husa, Suss, Fuss

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Huss Family Origin

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Huss Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%

In 1881, the most common Huss occupation in Canada was Cooper. 20% of Huss's were Coopers. A less common occupation for the Huss family was Labourer. Cooper, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huss.

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Huss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Huss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Huss in 1945 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huss

Famous Huss Family

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