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Koback Family History

Koback Name Meaning

Americanized form of Polish Ukrainian and Slovak Kobak . German (Palatine): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Boback, Hoback, Robeck, Bobeck, Lobeck, Back, Kopack, Dobeck, Reback

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Where is the Koback family from?

You can see how Koback families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koback family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Koback families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Koback families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 26% of all the recorded Koback's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Koback families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Koback surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Koback ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Koback. 23% of Koback men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Koback women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Koback were Cement Finisher and Weaver. .

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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
    23%
  • Milkman
    12%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Cement Finisher
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    34%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Secretary
    17%
  • Weaver
    17%
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Census Records

There are 859 census records available for the last name Koback. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koback 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 84 immigration records available for the last name Koback. 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 215 military records available for the last name Koback. For the veterans among your Koback ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Koback lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Koback life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Koback in 1963 was 70, and 75 in 2004.

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