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Kooi Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch kooye ‘decoy’, ‘cage’, ‘fold’, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of cages or decoys or for someone who caught ducks by decoying them.

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


Similar surnames: Koos, Hoos, Root, Kops, Kook, Kool, Koci, Loo, Kotz, Wool

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Kooi Family Origin

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Kooi Family Occupations

What did your Kooi ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Kooi occupation in the UK was Joiner. 100% of Kooi's were Joiners.

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  • Joiner

    100%

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

Kooi Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kooi Life Expectancy

What is the average Kooi lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kooi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Kooi in 1960 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kooi

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kooi 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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