Koska Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from a diminutive of kosa ‘scythe’.

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


Similar surnames: Koske, Kosa, Kosek, Noska, Kosak, Kostka, Bosko, Koski, Kosko, Kosel

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Koska Family Origin

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Koska Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Grocer

    8%

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In 1880, Laborer, Blacksmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koska. A less common occupation for the Koska family was Grocer. The most common Koska occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Koska's were Laborers.

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Koska Historical Records

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Koska Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Koska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Koska in 1954 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koska

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