Koslow Family History

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Koslow Name Meaning

Germanized or Americanized spelling of Polish Kozlów (see Kozlow) or of a Sorbian cognate. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place called Kozlovo or Kozly in eastern Galicia, now in Belarus (German name Kossow, Polish Kozlów), named with koziol ‘he-goat’.

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

Similar surnames: Kozlow, Kossow, Solow, Kinslow, Rossow, Below, Kussow, Kellow, Konow

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Koslow Family Origin

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Koslow Family Occupations

What did your Koslow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Koslow. 8% of Koslow men worked as a Salesman and 11% of Koslow women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Koslow were Clerk and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Tailor
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Operator

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

Koslow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Koslow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koslow 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 710 immigration records available for the last name Koslow. 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 560 military records available for the last name Koslow. For the veterans among your Koslow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Koslow Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Koslow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Koslow in 1952 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

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