Kosky Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Finnish Koski.

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


Similar surnames: Koskey, Koski, Kosty, Koskie, Kaskey, Kolby, Poskey, Lasky, Kooy

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Kosky Family Origin

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Kosky Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Barber

    17%
  • Cleaner Of Hides

    17%
  • Dressmaker

    17%

In 1880, Laborer, Barber and Cleaner Of Hides were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kosky. The most common Kosky occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Kosky's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Kosky family was Dressmaker.

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Kosky Historical Records

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Kosky Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Kosky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kosky in 1958 was 49, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kosky

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