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Kobza Name Meaning

Czech, Slovak, and Hungarian: from Czech kobos, Hungarian koboz, a term denoting a kind of musical instrument resembling a lute (Turkish qopuz), hence a metonymic occupational name for a lutenist or a troubadour. The instrument was first introduced into eastern and central Europe by the Cumanian and Pecheneg people, and its use became widespread during the Turkish occupation of the region.

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


Similar surnames: Koza, Kozak, Kosa, Kaba, Kober, Korda, Kotz, Kopa, Kobak, Boza

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Kobza Family Origin

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Kobza Family Occupations

What did your Kobza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housemaid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kobza. 26% of Kobza men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Kobza women worked as a Housemaid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kobza were Farm Laborer and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    26%
  • Painter
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housemaid
    30%
  • Clerk
    30%
  • Cashier
    20%
  • Secretary
    20%

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

Kobza Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 339 immigration records available for the last name Kobza. 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 278 military records available for the last name Kobza. For the veterans among your Kobza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kobza Life Expectancy

What is the average Kobza lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kobza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kobza in 1955 was 41, and 85 in 2004.

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