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Kedzior Family History

Kedzior Name Meaning

Polish (Kedzior): from kedzior ‘lock of hair’, hence a nickname for someone with long hair.

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

Similar surnames: Kendzior, Koziol, Prior, Kosior, Kaczor, Kuder, Kelzer, Senior, Fedor

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Where is the Kedzior family from?

You can see how Kedzior families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kedzior family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Kedzior families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Kedzior families living in Illinois. This was about 33% of all the recorded Kedzior's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kedzior families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kedzior surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kedzior ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, New Worker was the top reported job for people in the US named Kedzior. 24% of Kedzior men worked as a New Worker.

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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

  • New Worker
  • Polisher
  • Shipping Clerk
  • Soldier
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Census Records

There are 440 census records available for the last name Kedzior. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kedzior 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 405 immigration records available for the last name Kedzior. 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 370 military records available for the last name Kedzior. For the veterans among your Kedzior ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kedzior lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kedzior life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kedzior in 1958 was 53, and 87 in 2004.

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