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Kobak Name Meaning

Polish: patronymic from a reduced form of Polish Jakub (see Jacob). Hungarian: from a Turkish loanword kobak ‘head’, ‘forehead’ (from Cumanian and Pechenegg quabaq or Ottoman Turkish kabak ‘pumpkin’), hence a nickname for an unsophisticated person or someone with a bald or big head.

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


Similar surnames: Kolak, Kozak, Koba, Dolak, Kober, Korsak, Nowak, Kocan, Kosek, Kubal

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Kobak Family Origin

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Kobak Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kobak occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 100% of Kobak's were Carpenters.

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Kobak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kobak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kobak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kobak. 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 Card

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

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Kobak Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kobak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kobak in 1955 was 59, and 72 in 2004.

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