Kosel Family History

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Kosel Name Meaning

German (also Kösel): habitational name from places named Kosel, in eastern Germany and Schleswig-Holstein. German: variant of Kusel 1, a nickname meaning ‘spinning top’. Eastern German (of Slavic origin): from a Slavic word meaning ‘he-goat’, e.g. Polish dialect koziel. Compare Koziol

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

Similar surnames: Kobel, Kusel, Kogel, Kozel, Mosel, Kesel, Kober, Korell, Koser, Osen

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Kosel Family Origin

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Kosel Family Occupations

What did your Kosel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kosel. 31% of Kosel men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Kosel women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kosel were Salesman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Trained Nurse
  • Housewife

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

Kosel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kosel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kosel 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 793 immigration records available for the last name Kosel. 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 Kosel. For the veterans among your Kosel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kosel Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kosel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kosel in 1951 was 58, and 73 in 2004.

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