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Kostoff Name Meaning

Westernized form of Bulgarian and Macedonian Kostov .

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


Similar surnames: Kossoff, Kristoff, Boroff, Kozloff, Kostiuk, Kostic, Ostroff, Kostka

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Where is the Kostoff family from?

You can see how Kostoff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kostoff family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kostoff families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Kostoff family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Kostoff's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kostoff families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kostoff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kostoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kostoff. 37% of Kostoff men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Kostoff women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kostoff were Novelty Amp Ing Salesman and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Proprietor
    15%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Novelty Amp Ing Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    60%
  • Saleslady
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kostoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kostoff 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 959 immigration records available for the last name Kostoff. 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 497 military records available for the last name Kostoff. For the veterans among your Kostoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kostoff lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kostoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kostoff in 1962 was 74, and 76 in 2004.

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