Truss Name Meaning

English: occupational nickname for a peddler, from Old French trousse ‘bundle’, ‘pack’. Ukrainian: nickname from trus ‘rabbit’, typically applied to someone thought to be a coward.

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


Similar surnames: Trust, Trush, Russ, Brush, Gruss, Grass, Brus, Brusse, Gress, Rust

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Truss Family Origin

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Truss Family Occupations

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  • Brakesman

    50%
  • Gov ... Instructor

    50%

In 1881, the most common Truss occupation in Canada was Brakesman. 50% of Truss's were Brakesmans. Brakesman and Gov ... Instructor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Truss.

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Truss Historical Records

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Truss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Truss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Truss in 1946 was 36, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Truss

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