Kosek Family History

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Kosek Name Meaning

Polish and Czech: nickname from a diminutive of Kos ‘blackbird’. Polish and Czech (Košek): nickname or metonymic occupational name from a diminutive of kosa ‘scythe’. Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Koša (see Kosa).

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


Similar surnames: Kolek, Kosik, Kosa, Kosak, Lasek, Kostek, Hosek, Nosek, Kober, Bosak

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Kosek Family Origin

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Kosek Family Occupations

What did your Kosek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kosek. 17% of Kosek men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Kosek women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kosek were Coal Lander and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • New Worker
    4%
  • Coal Lander
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Packer
    7%
  • Bookkeeper
    5%

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

Kosek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kosek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kosek 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 867 immigration records available for the last name Kosek. 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 913 military records available for the last name Kosek. For the veterans among your Kosek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kosek Life Expectancy

What is the average Kosek lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kosek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kosek in 1944 was 21, and 87 in 2004.

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