Kosar Family History

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Kosar Name Meaning

Czech (Kosar): from an agent noun derivative of kosa ‘scythe’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of sickles and scythes or a metonymic occupational name for a reaper. Hungarian (Kosár): from the southern Slavic loanword kosár ‘basket’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a basketmaker. Bulgarian and Macedonian: from kosar, koser ‘beehive’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made skeps or produced and sold honey.

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

Similar surnames: Kosa, Kozar, Kolar, Kotar, Kober, Kotas, Kosek, Kovar, Keser, Koran

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Kosar Family Origin

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Kosar Family Occupations

What did your Kosar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kosar. 34% of Kosar men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Kosar women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kosar were Truck Driver and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Wage Earner
  • Maid
  • Housewife

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

Kosar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kosar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kosar 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 Kosar. 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 779 military records available for the last name Kosar. For the veterans among your Kosar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kosar Life Expectancy

What is the average Kosar lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kosar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kosar in 1956 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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