Kosel Family History

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Kosel Name Meaning

German (also Kösel): habitational name from places named Kosel, in eastern Germany and Schleswig-Holstein. German: variant of Kusel 1, a nickname meaning ‘spinning top’. Eastern German (of Slavic origin): from a Slavic word meaning ‘he-goat’, e.g. Polish dialect koziel. Compare Koziol

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


Similar surnames: Kobel, Kusel, Kogel, Kozel, Mosel, Kesel, Kober, Korell, Koser, Osen

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Kosel Family Origin

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Kosel Family Occupations

What did your Kosel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kosel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Kosel's were Farmers. Farmer and Brewer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kosel.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Brewer

    33%

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

Kosel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kosel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kosel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kosel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kosel in 1951 was 58, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kosel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kosel 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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