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Kusy Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Kusý), Polish, and Jewish (from Poland): nickname for a person of short stature, from Polish kusy ‘short’, Czech kusý ‘incomplete’, ‘unfinished’, ‘truncated’.

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


Similar surnames: Kus, Kuss, Kula, Kosa, Kunc, Kuba, Kust, Kusz, Kuhn, Knust

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Where is the Kusy family from?

You can see how Kusy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kusy family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Kusy families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Kusy families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Kusy's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kusy families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kusy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kusy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kusy. 30% of Kusy men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Kusy women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kusy were Cook and Office Clerk.

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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
    30%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Proprietor
    15%
  • Cook
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Office Clerk
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kusy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kusy 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 480 immigration records available for the last name Kusy. 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 404 military records available for the last name Kusy. For the veterans among your Kusy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kusy lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kusy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kusy in 1958 was 65, and 81 in 2004.

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