History of your Surname
Get access to Kovich family records.Start a free trial

Kovich Family History

Kovich Name Meaning

Americanized form of Serbian and Croatian Ković Slovenian Kovič (see Kovic ).

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


Similar surnames: Kovach, Kovac, Kovack, Rosich, Rodich, Kovatch, Sovich, Kosich

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Kovich family from?

You can see how Kovich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kovich family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kovich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Kovich families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Kovich's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kovich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kovich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kovich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kovich. 41% of Kovich men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Kovich women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kovich were Coal Loader and Saleslady. .

View Census Data for Kovich | Data not to scale

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    41%
  • Miner
    27%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Coal Loader
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    24%
  • Servant
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Saleslady
    16%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Kovich family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kovich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kovich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Kovich

Passenger Lists

There are 404 immigration records available for the last name Kovich. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Kovich immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 848 military records available for the last name Kovich. For the veterans among your Kovich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Kovich military records

You've only scratched the surface of Kovich family history

Discover More

What is the average Kovich lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kovich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kovich in 1949 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kovich

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Kovich family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial