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Kuzniar Name Meaning

Polish (Kuźniar): occupational name for a smith from an agent noun derived from kuźnia ‘smithy forge’.

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


Similar surnames: Kuznia, Kuznik, Kuznicki, Kuchar, Kozar, Wozniak, Kurnik, Kuhar

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Where is the Kuzniar family from?

You can see how Kuzniar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuzniar family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Kuzniar families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 29% of all the recorded Kuzniar's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kuzniar families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kuzniar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kuzniar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kuzniar. 39% of Kuzniar men worked as a Laborer and 58% of Kuzniar women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuzniar were Upholsterer and Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer
    39%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Tailor
    9%
  • Upholsterer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    58%
  • Maid
    43%
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Census Records

There are 791 census records available for the last name Kuzniar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuzniar 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 392 immigration records available for the last name Kuzniar. 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 441 military records available for the last name Kuzniar. For the veterans among your Kuzniar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuzniar lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kuzniar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kuzniar in 1950 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

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