Kjos Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, especially in southeastern Norway, named Kjos, from Old Norse kjóss ‘narrow bay or inlet’, ‘narrow valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Koos, Kos, Knox, Kaas, Oros, Kus, Klos, Amos, Rios, Kees

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Kjos Family Origin

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Kjos Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Dealer In Horses

    8%
  • General Store

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

In 1880, the most common Kjos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Kjos's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kjos family was Laborer. Farmer, Dealer In Horses and General Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kjos.

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Between 1962 and 2004, Kjos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kjos in 1962 was 69, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kjos

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