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Tuss Name Meaning

German: variant of Duss, Thus, from short forms of the old personal name Duso, Tuzzo.

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


Similar surnames: Russ, Buss, Kuss, Huss, Nuss, Suss, Tusa, Tush, Muns, Tuck

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Where is the Tuss family from?

You can see how Tuss families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tuss family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Tuss families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Tuss families living in Manitoba. This was about 45% of all the recorded Tuss's in Canada. Manitoba and 1 other province had the highest population of Tuss families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tuss surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tuss ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tuss. 34% of Tuss men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Tuss women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tuss were Farm Labor and Seamstress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Farmer
    30%
  • Baker
    13%
  • Farm Labor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
  • Seamstress
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tuss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuss census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 314 immigration records available for the last name Tuss. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 381 military records available for the last name Tuss. For the veterans among your Tuss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tuss lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Tuss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Tuss in 1943 was 47, and 57 in 2004.

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