Koske Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): from a diminutive of western Slavic kosa ‘scythe’ (see Kosa) or kos ‘blackbird’ (see Kos).

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


Similar surnames: Roske, Koska, Kuske, Koski, Kaske, Proske, Kapke, Kosa, Keske, Koke

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Koske Family Origin

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Koske Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Pedler

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Koske occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Koske's were Laborers. Laborer and Pedler were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Koske. A less common occupation for the Koske family was Shoemaker.

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Koske Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2003, Koske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Koske in 1960 was 63, and 45 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koske

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