Kossack Family History

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Kossack Name Meaning

Germanized spelling of Slavic Kozak, either an ethnic name for a Cossack, or a nickname for an aggressive or ferocious person. in northern Germany, probably also a folk-etymological adaptation of the Low German term Kotsasse ‘cottager’ (see Kotz) to the Slavic ethnic name Kossack (see Kozak).

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


Similar surnames: Kostick, Kornick, Slack, Kopack, Korsak, Kosick, Kolbeck, Kornacki

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Kossack Family Origin

Where is the Kossack family from?

Kossack Family Occupations

What did your Kossack ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, U.S. Deput. Colltr. and W. In Tannery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kossack. A less common occupation for the Kossack family was Works At Rolling Mills. The most common Kossack occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Kossack's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • U.S. Deput. Colltr.

    14%
  • W. In Tannery

    14%
  • Works At Rolling Mills

    14%

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

Kossack Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kossack Life Expectancy

What is the average Kossack lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kossack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kossack in 1962 was 69, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kossack

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kossack 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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