Kook Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a baker or cook, from a shortened form of koekenbakker ‘pastrycook’. Jewish (American): respelling of Kuk. Korean: variant of Kuk. Chinese : variant of Ju 1.

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


Similar surnames: Cook, Kock, Look, Kok, Krook, Kwok, Koo, Mok, Book, Kool

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Kook Family Origin

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Kook Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Basket Maker

    3%
  • Brick Mason

    3%
  • Day Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kook family was Day Laborer. The most common Kook occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Kook's were Farmers. Farmer, Basket Maker and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kook.

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Kook Historical Records

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Kook Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Kook life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Kook in 1962 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kook

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