Tross Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a carter or carter’s man, from Middle High German trosse ‘baggage’.

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


Similar surnames: Ross, Gross, Bross, Kross, Trost, Tress, Dross, Trom, Spross, Cross

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Tross Family Origin

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Tross Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    28%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Moulder

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Tross occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 28% of Tross's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tross. A less common occupation for the Tross family was Moulder.

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Tross Historical Records

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Tross Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Tross life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Tross in 1957 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tross

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