Koski Name Meaning

Finnish: ornamental name from koski ‘waterfall’, ‘rapids’. This was one of the many words denoting natural features that were used in the formation of Finnish surnames during the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries. In the U.S. this is sometimes a shortened form of other Finnish surnames formed with this element, e.g. Kalliokoski, Ylikoski. Polish: habitational name from any of several places called Koski, named with kos ‘blackbird’.

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


Similar surnames: Kos, Wolski, Molski, Kanski, Koshy, Korpi, Kosa, Kohli, Bukoski

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Koski Family Origin

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Koski Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    60%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Rr Operator

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Koski family was Rr Operator. Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Koski. The most common Koski occupation in the USA was Laborer. 60% of Koski's were Laborers.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Koski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Koski in 1943 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koski

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