Kotas Family History

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Kotas Name Meaning

Polish: derivative of Kot ‘cat’. Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Chotebor, meaning ‘warlike’. Greek: with the stress on the first syllable, this is from a pet form of the personal name Konstantinos (see Constantine, and compare Kostas). Greek: with the stress on the second syllable, it is an occupational name for a poulterer, from kota ‘hen’ + the occupational suffix -as.

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


Similar surnames: Kostas, Kopas, Kotar, Kosa, Kotz, Jonas, Kolis, Kocan, Kolak, Kozar

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Kotas Family Origin

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Kotas Family Occupations

What did your Kotas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kotas family was Milk Peddler. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kotas. The most common Kotas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Kotas's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Milk Peddler

    13%

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Kotas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kotas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kotas 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kotas. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kotas. For the veterans among your Kotas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kotas Life Expectancy

What is the average Kotas lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kotas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kotas in 1958 was 39, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kotas ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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