Kes Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Kess.

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

Similar surnames: Akes, Kues, Kess, Kos, Kees, Kus, Kehs, Kem, Key, Keser

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Kes Family Origin

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Kes Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Kes. 65% of Kes men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Laborer

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

Kes Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 629 immigration records available for the last name Kes. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Kes. For the veterans among your Kes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kes Life Expectancy

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Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Kes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kes in 1968 was 87, and 72 in 2004.

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