Kobs Family History

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Kobs Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Jakob (see Jacob).

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


Similar surnames: Kobes, Kops, Kobe, Kobus, Koba, Koss, Kos, Kober, Kors, Kubes

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Kobs Family Origin

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Kobs Family Occupations

What did your Kobs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kobs. A less common occupation for the Kobs family was Fisherman. The most common Kobs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Kobs's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farm

    5%
  • Fisherman

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kobs ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kobs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kobs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kobs 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 Kobs. 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 Kobs. For the veterans among your Kobs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kobs Life Expectancy

What is the average Kobs lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kobs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kobs in 1953 was 66, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kobs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kobs ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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