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Kuzel Name Meaning

Czech (Kužel): from kužel ‘distaff cone’ either a descriptive nickname for someone with a cone-shaped head or an unflattering nickname for an inconstant person one who was easily destabilized or spun round like a distaff. Croatian: unexplained. In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the Croatian variant Kuzelj. Perhaps also an Americanized form of Slovenian Kuželj itself a variant of Koželj (see Kozel ) a cognate of 1 above. In Slovenia this surname is also found in the form Kužel.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kusel, Kozel, Kugel, Bubel, Kuhl, Kulzer, Kuhel, Kuder, Kezele, Aubel

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Where is the Kuzel family from?

You can see how Kuzel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuzel family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Kuzel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Kuzel family living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Kuzel's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Kuzel families in 1840.
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What did your Kuzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kuzel. 33% of Kuzel men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Kuzel women worked as a Farm Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuzel were Machinist and Waitress. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kuzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuzel 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 366 immigration records available for the last name Kuzel. 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 428 military records available for the last name Kuzel. For the veterans among your Kuzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuzel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kuzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Kuzel in 1957 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

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