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Koshy Family History

Koshy Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala): from a pet form of the personal name Joshua, found as a personal name among Christians in Kerala (southern India) and in the U.S. used as a last name among families from Kerala.

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


Similar surnames: Koski, Kost, Koch, Kosa, Kosek, Kosar, Kos, Cosby, Koth, Mosby

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Where is the Koshy family from?

You can see how Koshy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koshy family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Koshy family living in Kentucky. This was about 33% of all the recorded Koshy's in the USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Koshy families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Koshy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Koshy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Coal Loader was the top reported job for people in the US named Koshy. 43% of Koshy men worked as a Coal Loader.

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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

  • Coal Loader
    43%
  • Farmer
    29%
  • Farming
    29%
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Census Records

There are 133 census records available for the last name Koshy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koshy 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 120 immigration records available for the last name Koshy. 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 16 military records available for the last name Koshy. For the veterans among your Koshy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Koshy lifespan?

Between 1986 and 2004, in the United States, Koshy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Koshy in 1986 was 58, and 92 in 2004.

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