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 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kosa. 30% of Kosa men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Kosa women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kosa were Machinist and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Labor
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housewife
  • Operator

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

Kosa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 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 1,000 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 697 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.

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