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Kofoed Name Meaning

Danish: from ko ‘cow’ + fod ‘foot’ hence a nickname for someone with a club foot or other deformity of the foot. Compare Kofford .

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


Similar surnames: Kober, Koller, Kocher, Kolber, Kroes, Kolter, Kosek, Kofford, Konold

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Where is the Kofoed family from?

You can see how Kofoed families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kofoed family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Kofoed families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Kofoed families living in Idaho. This was about 44% of all the recorded Kofoed's in USA. Idaho had the highest population of Kofoed families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kofoed surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kofoed ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kofoed. 42% of Kofoed men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Kofoed women worked as a School Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • School Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kofoed. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kofoed 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kofoed. 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 646 military records available for the last name Kofoed. For the veterans among your Kofoed ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kofoed lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kofoed life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Kofoed in 1945 was 20, and 81 in 2004.

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