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Kaczor Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): from Polish kaczor ‘drake’, applied either as a nickname or (especially among Jews) as an ornamental name. Hungarian: nickname from Slovak kocúr ‘tom cat’; alternatively it may be from Hungarian kacor ‘curved knife’ (from Southern Slav koser, kosir, kosor), perhaps as a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of such knives.

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


Similar surnames: Kachur, Kacer, Kantor, Kacher, Karcz, Kocher, Katzer, Kasner, Kaczmar

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Where is the Kaczor family from?

You can see how Kaczor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kaczor family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 18 Kaczor families living in New York. This was about 23% of all the recorded Kaczor's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Kaczor families in 1920.
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What did your Kaczor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kaczor. 35% of Kaczor men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Kaczor women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaczor were Packer and Teacher.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Machinist
    5%
  • Packer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    17%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Assembler
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kaczor. 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.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kaczor. For the veterans among your Kaczor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kaczor lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kaczor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Kaczor in 1962 was 76, and 78 in 2004.

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