Kosch Family History

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Kosch Name Meaning

probably from a short form Mikusch or Nikusch, Slavic forms of Nicholas, or a short form of Jakusch, a Slavic form of Jacob. metonymic occupational name for a basketmaker, from Sorbian koš ‘basket’.

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


Similar surnames: Kusch, Posch, Hosch, Kasch, Gosch, Kosich, Kosik, Koch, Losch, Tosch

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Kosch Family Origin

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Kosch Family Occupations

What did your Kosch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kosch family was Keep House. The most common Kosch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kosch's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Dealer In Picture Frames were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kosch.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Dealer In Picture Frames

    14%
  • Keep House

    14%

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

Kosch Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kosch Life Expectancy

What is the average Kosch lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kosch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kosch in 1957 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kosch 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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