Kocan Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Kocan Name Meaning

Polish, Czech, and Slovak: from a pet form of an Old Slavic personal name, Chotimir, Polish Chocimir, or possibly from kocan ‘cob’ (Polish kaczan). Slovenian (Kocan): topographic or status name for someone who lived in a cottage, from koca ‘cottage’.

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

Similar surnames: Kochan, Kocian, Kosa, Kotas, Koman, Koran, Kozar, Honan, Kolar, Kocon

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Kocan Family Origin

Where is the Kocan family from?

Kocan Family Occupations

What did your Kocan ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kocan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

View Census data for Kocan

Kocan Historical Records

What Kocan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 810 census records available for the last name Kocan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kocan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Kocan

Passenger List

There are 386 immigration records available for the last name Kocan. 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.

View all Kocan immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Kocan military records

You've only scratched the surface of Kocan family history.

Kocan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kocan lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kocan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kocan in 1963 was 79, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kocan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kocan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Look up another name