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Kuhs Name Meaning

German: from Middle Low German kuse ‘cudgel club’ probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of clubs or as a nickname for a stocky person.

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


Similar surnames: Kuhl, Ruhs, Kuhr, Kehs, Puls, Kuss, Kus, Uhr, Kuhn, Fuhs

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Where is the Kuhs family from?

You can see how Kuhs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuhs family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kuhs families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Kuhs families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Kuhs's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kuhs families in 1911.
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What did your Kuhs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Kuhs. 35% of Kuhs men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kuhs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuhs 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 323 immigration records available for the last name Kuhs. 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 224 military records available for the last name Kuhs. For the veterans among your Kuhs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuhs lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kuhs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kuhs in 1963 was 78, and 68 in 2004.

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