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Koons Family History

Koons Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Koens, a patronymic from Koen. Americanized form of German Kuntz or Kuhns.

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

Similar surnames: Coons, Koone, Koon, Koops, Koonts, Kouns, Koos, Korns, Koonz, Klos

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Where is the Koons family from?

You can see how Koons families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koons family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Koons families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 94 Koons families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 58% of all the recorded Koons's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Koons families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Koons surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Koons ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Koons. 19% of Koons men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Koons women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Koons were Machinist and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Koons. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koons census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Koons. 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 Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Koons. For the veterans among your Koons ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Koons lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Koons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Koons in 1947 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

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