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Kosik Family History

Kosik Name Meaning

Czech (Kosík), Slovak, Polish, and Sorbian: nickname from western Slavic kos ‘blackbird’ (see Kos). Czech and Slovak (Košík): metonymic occupational name for a basketmaker, from košík, a derivative of koš ‘basket’.

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


Similar surnames: Kosek, Kos, Kozik, Kosak, Konik, Kocik, Kosa, Kost, Kosnik, Kulik

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Where is the Kosik family from?

You can see how Kosik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kosik family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Kosik families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 19 Kosik families living in Illinois. This was about 28% of all the recorded Kosik's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kosik families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kosik surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kosik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kosik. 28% of Kosik men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Kosik women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kosik were Miner and Beautician. .

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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
    28%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Miner
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    23%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Beautician
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kosik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kosik 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 Kosik. 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 566 military records available for the last name Kosik. For the veterans among your Kosik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kosik lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kosik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Kosik in 1949 was 26, and 82 in 2004.

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