Kook Family History

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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

What did your Kook ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Basket Maker

    3%
  • Brick Mason

    3%
  • Day Laborer

    3%

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

Kook Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kook Life Expectancy

What is the average Kook lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kook

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kook 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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