Koo Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Gu 1. Chinese : variant of Gu 2. Chinese : variant of Gu 3. Korean: see Ku.

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


Similar surnames: Ko, Woo, Kook, Joo, Goo, Koh, Kou, Yoo, Kao, Kho

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Koo Family Origin

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Koo Family Occupations

What did your Koo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Koo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Koo's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Koo family was Shoe Manufacturer. Farmer, Hotel Keeper and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koo.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Hotel Keeper

    20%
  • Saloon Keeper

    20%
  • Shoe Manufacturer

    20%

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

Koo Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Koo Life Expectancy

What is the average Koo lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Koo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Koo in 1945 was 46, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koo 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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