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Kotas Family History

Kotas Name Meaning
Polish: derivative of Kot ‘cat’.Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Chotebor, meaning ‘warlike’.Greek: with the stress on the first syllable, this is from a pet form of the personal name Konstantinos (see Constantine, and compare Kostas).Greek: with the stress on the second syllable, it is an occupational name for a poulterer, from kota ‘hen’ + the occupational suffix -as.

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

7,257 Historical Documents with Kotas on Ancestry.com
3,106 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
392 Military Records
394 Immigration Records
1,610 Census and Voter Lists
1,755 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kotas Families

  • Number of Kotas families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kotas Family Origin

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Kotas Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kotas

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Kotas Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Kotas

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