Koles Family History

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Koles Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Probably a respelling of German Kolz or its variants Kols or Kohls, or of Kohles.

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


Similar surnames: Koltes, Boles, Eales, Kole, Kohles, Koler, Kolak, Kobes, Poley, Gales

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Koles Family Origin

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Koles Family Occupations

What did your Koles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koles. The most common Koles occupation in the USA was Laborer. 43% of Koles's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Koles family was Tailor.

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  • Laborer

    43%
  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Tailor

    14%

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

Koles Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Koles Life Expectancy

What is the average Koles lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Koles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Koles in 1957 was 38, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koles 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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