Kussow Family History

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Kussow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from places called Kussow or Kossow, both in Mecklenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Wussow, Dassow, Russow, Koslow, Rossow, Kulow, Passow, Luplow, Karow

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Kussow Family Origin

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Kussow Family Occupations

What did your Kussow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kussow. 32% of Kussow men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Kussow women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kussow were Carping Service Piper and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Architect
    7%
  • Bartender
    7%
  • Carping Service Piper
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Cook
    25%
  • Domestic
    25%
  • Housework
    25%

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

Kussow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 285 census records available for the last name Kussow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kussow 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 48 immigration records available for the last name Kussow. 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 83 military records available for the last name Kussow. For the veterans among your Kussow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kussow Life Expectancy

What is the average Kussow lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Kussow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kussow in 1967 was 95, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kussow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kussow 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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