Kossler Family History

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Kossler Name Meaning

(Kössler): variant of Kessler. Habitational name for someone from Koslar near Jülich.

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

Similar surnames: Kassler, Wissler, Hosler, Postler, Kissler, Kastler, Rossler, Koller

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Kossler Family Origin

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Kossler Family Occupations

What did your Kossler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Tinner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kossler. The most common Kossler occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 67% of Kossler's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Tinner


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

Kossler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kossler Life Expectancy

What is the average Kossler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kossler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kossler in 1959 was 59, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kossler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kossler 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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