Koska Family History

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Koska Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from a diminutive of kosa ‘scythe’.

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


Similar surnames: Koske, Kosa, Kosek, Noska, Kosak, Kostka, Bosko, Koski, Kosko, Kosel

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Koska Family Origin

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Koska Family Occupations

What did your Koska ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Blacksmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koska. A less common occupation for the Koska family was Grocer. The most common Koska occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Koska's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Grocer

    8%

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

Koska Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Koska Life Expectancy

What is the average Koska lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Koska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Koska in 1954 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koska

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koska 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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