Kooiman Family History

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Kooiman Name Meaning

occupational name for a decoy man, from Middle Dutch kooye ‘decoy’. patronymic from Koye, a reduced form of a personal name such as Alecoya, Odecoia.

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


Similar surnames: Kooima, Koopman, Kohrman, Kocian, Kosman, Goodman, Woodman, Kornman

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Kooiman Family Origin

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Kooiman Family Occupations

What did your Kooiman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kooiman family was Pedlar. The most common Kooiman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Kooiman's were Farmers. Farmer, At Home and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kooiman.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • At Home

    11%
  • Fisherman

    11%
  • Pedlar

    11%

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

Kooiman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kooiman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kooiman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kooiman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kooiman. 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 Kooiman. For the veterans among your Kooiman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kooiman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kooiman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kooiman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Kooiman in 1958 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kooiman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kooiman 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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