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

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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

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Kosa Historical Records

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Kosa Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kosa

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