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Kasza Family History

Kasza Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for a peasant farmer, from kasza ‘cereal’, ‘porridge’. Compare Kasa. Polish: from a short form of any of several personal names beginning Ka-, in particular Kasper and Kazimierz. Hungarian: metonymic occupational name for a tool maker, from the Slavic loanword word kasza ‘sickle’ (from Slovak kosa). Hungarian: habitational name from a place so named (sometimes spelled Kaza or Kasa) in Arad county, now in Romania.

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


Similar surnames: Kasa, Kassa, Kosa, Kara, Kaska, Basa, Kata, Kaske, Kase, Kasch

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Where is the Kasza family from?

You can see how Kasza families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kasza family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kasza families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Kasza families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Kasza's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Kasza families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kasza surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kasza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kasza. 52% of Kasza men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Kasza women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kasza were Welder and Stenographer.

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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
    52%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Welder
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Checker
    16%
  • Charwoman
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kasza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kasza 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 627 immigration records available for the last name Kasza. 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 292 military records available for the last name Kasza. For the veterans among your Kasza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kasza lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kasza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Kasza in 1954 was 63, and 81 in 2004.

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