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Kossoff Name Meaning

Jewish: alternative spelling of eastern Ashkenazic Kossov, habitational name for someone from a place called Kossovo, now in Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Kozloff, Kostoff, Kossow, Rosoff, Orloff, Rogoff, Boroff, Koss

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Where is the Kossoff family from?

You can see how Kossoff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kossoff family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 17 Kossoff families living in New York. This was about 68% of all the recorded Kossoff's in USA. New York had the highest population of Kossoff families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kossoff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kossoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kossoff. 25% of Kossoff men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Kossoff women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kossoff were Painter and Operator. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    25%
  • Clerk
    21%
  • Cutter
    13%
  • Painter
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Operator
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kossoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kossoff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 373 immigration records available for the last name Kossoff. 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 Cards

There are 113 military records available for the last name Kossoff. For the veterans among your Kossoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kossoff lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kossoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kossoff in 1954 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

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