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Kofsky Name Meaning

Jewish: shortened and altered form of any of various eastern Ashkenazic surnames ending with -kovski or -kowski.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Osofsky, Koski, Polsky, Gorsky, Wolsky, Mosko, Minsky, Kosko, Gursky

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Where is the Kofsky family from?

You can see how Kofsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kofsky family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Kofsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Kofsky families living in Maryland. This was about 71% of all the recorded Kofsky's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Kofsky families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kofsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kofsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kofsky. 27% of Kofsky men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Kofsky women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kofsky were Truck Driver and Waitress. .

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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

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Operator
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Work
    20%
  • Bookkeeper
    20%
  • Housework
    20%
  • Waitress
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kofsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kofsky 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 368 immigration records available for the last name Kofsky. 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 211 military records available for the last name Kofsky. For the veterans among your Kofsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kofsky lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kofsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kofsky in 1963 was 73, and 93 in 2004.

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