History of your Surname
Get access to Kochersperger family records.Start a free trial

Kochersperger Family History

Kochersperger Name Meaning

German and French (Alsatian): habitational name for someone from either of two places in Alsace called Kochenberg: Dossenheim-Kochersberg and Wintzenheim-Kochersberg. German: probably also a habitational name for someonefrom a small place called Kochersperg, most likely in Bavaria or Austria.

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


Similar surnames: Hohenberger, Heuberger, Roethlisberger, Kochendorfer, Rothenberger

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Kochersperger family from?

You can see how Kochersperger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kochersperger family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Kochersperger families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Kochersperger families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 63% of all the recorded Kochersperger's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kochersperger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kochersperger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kochersperger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kochersperger. 59% of Kochersperger men worked as a Farmer.

View Census data for Kochersperger | Data not to scale

*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

  • Farmer
    59%
  • Chauffeur
    25%
  • Clerk
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Kochersperger family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kochersperger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kochersperger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Kochersperger

Passenger Lists

There are 99 immigration records available for the last name Kochersperger. 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.

View all Kochersperger immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 816 military records available for the last name Kochersperger. For the veterans among your Kochersperger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Kochersperger military records

You've only scratched the surface of Kochersperger family history.

Discover More

What is the average Kochersperger lifespan?

Average Kochersperger life expectancy in 2004 was 65 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kochersperger

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Kochersperger family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial