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TypeSurname (from nickname)
UsageGerman

Meaning & History

From Middle Low German vos meaning "fox". It was originally a nickname for a clever person or a person with red hair.

Related Names

VariantsFuchs, Fux, Voß
Other Languages & CulturesFox English
Same SpellingVoß

Categories

animals, fauna, intelligence, nature, red
Entry updated August 16, 2017