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Kool Family History

Kool Name Meaning

Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Nikoolaas, Nikolaus, Dutch forms of Nicholas.

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


Similar surnames: Cool, Koll, Kook, Kooi, Koos, Pool, Koob, Koop, Kops, Wool

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Where is the Kool family from?

You can see how Kool families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kool family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kool families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Kool families living in Ontario. This was about 60% of all the recorded Kool's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kool families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kool surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kool ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Kool. 60% of Kool men worked as a Labourer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    60%
  • Farmer
    40%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kool. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kool census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kool. 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 Cards

There are 637 military records available for the last name Kool. For the veterans among your Kool ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kool lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kool life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kool in 1962 was 85, and 67 in 2004.

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