Kus Family History
Kus Name Meaning
Polish: descriptive nickname from kus, kusy ‘short’, ‘cropped (hair)’, ‘bob-tailed’ (see Kusy). Slovenian and Czech: nickname from kus, an old spelling of kos ‘blackbird’ (see Kos), perhaps applied to someone with a good singing voice. Hungarian: from Slavic kus ‘falcon’. This was a totemic symbol of an ancient Hungarian clan, hence a protective name for a member of the tribe. German: variant of Kuss.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press