Koos Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Koos in Pomerania. Dutch: nickname for a flatterer or persuasive talker, from Middle Dutch cose ‘flattery’, a noun derivative of cosen ‘to fondle or caress’, ‘to smooth talk’. Hungarian (Koós): variant of Kós (see Kos).

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


Similar surnames: Kos, Roos, Loos, Joos, Hoos, Koss, Kloos, Kops, Klos, Moos

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Koos Family Origin

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Koos Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Brick Moulder

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Koos family was Brick Moulder. The most common Koos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Koos's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koos.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Koos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Koos in 1944 was 34, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koos

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