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Kochan Name Meaning

Czech, Slovak, and eastern German (Sorbian): from the old personal name Kochan ‘beloved’ (i.e.. by God), a calque on Latin Amatus ‘beloved’, i.e. by God. Compare Amato. Polish: nickname for an attractive man, from kochan, kochanek, a term of endearment meaning ‘darling’, ‘beloved’, from kochac ‘to love’. Americanized spelling of Slovenian Kocan (see Kocan 2).

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


Similar surnames: Kocan, Kocian, Koch, Kochanek, Socha, Kochman, Kosman, Kortan, Suchan

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Kochan Family Origin

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Kochan Family Occupations

What did your Kochan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer and Prop. Drugist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kochan. The most common Kochan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kochan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kochan family was Wagon Maker.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Prop. Drugist

    25%
  • Wagon Maker

    25%

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

Kochan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kochan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kochan lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Kochan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kochan in 1946 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kochan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kochan 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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