Kosa Family History

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Kosa Name Meaning

Hungarian, Czech, and Slovak (Koša): from a pet form of any of various personal names beginning with Ko-, e.g. Kornel (see Cornelius). Czech, Polish, and Sorbian: from kosa ‘scythe’, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of scythes or a metonymic occupational name for a reaper. Czech, Polish, and Sorbian: variant of Kos.

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


Similar surnames: Kos, Kosar, Kopa, Kost, Posa, Koss, Rosa, Koza, Kosak, Kasa

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Kosa Family Origin

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Kosa Family Occupations

What did your Kosa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kosa. The most common Kosa occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Kosa's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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

Kosa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kosa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kosa 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kosa. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kosa. For the veterans among your Kosa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kosa Life Expectancy

What is the average Kosa lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kosa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Kosa in 1955 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kosa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kosa 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.

Famous Kosa Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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