Less Name Meaning

Probably a shortened form of an unidentified Jewish surname. English: variant of Lass 3.

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


Similar surnames: Lees, Lass, Bess, Ness, Gess, Hess, Leas, Leys, Leos, Liss

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Less Family Origin

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Less Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Brakeman

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Less. The most common Less occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Less's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Less family was Brakeman.

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Less Historical Records

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Less Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Less life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Less in 1951 was 48, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Less

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