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Kozel Name Meaning

Ukrainian, Belorussian, Czech, Slovenian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Slavic kozel ‘buck’, ‘billy goat’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a buck or a goat, or else a metonymic occupational name for a goatherd. Americanized form of Slovenian Koželj or Kožel, a nickname or occupational name from koželj ‘upper part of a spindle’ (part of a spinning wheel).

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


Similar surnames: Kopel, Kober, Kobel, Koziol, Kozar, Kosel, Kogel, Kuzel, Kozik, Bogel

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Kozel Family Origin

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Kozel Family Occupations

What did your Kozel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kozel. 28% of Kozel men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Kozel women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kozel were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Miner
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Seamstress
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    6%

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

Kozel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kozel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kozel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kozel. 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 Kozel. For the veterans among your Kozel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kozel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kozel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Kozel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kozel in 1952 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

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