Kobus Name Meaning

Polish, Czech, Dutch, and German: from a pet form of the personal name Jakobus (Czech Jakub) (see Jacob). Polish and Jewish (from Poland): nickname from kobus ‘falcon’.

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


Similar surnames: Kobs, Kobes, Korus, Sobus, Kubas, Kober, Klus, Bonus, Kubes, Koss

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Kobus Family Origin

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Kobus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Keeps Shoe Store

    20%
  • Teamster

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Kobus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Kobus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kobus family was Teamster. Farmer and Keeps Shoe Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kobus.

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Kobus Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Kobus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kobus in 1956 was 72, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kobus

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