Kossman Family History

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Kossman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kosman. German: variant spelling of Kossmann.

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


Similar surnames: Rossman, Mossman, Kosman, Kostman, Ossman, Cossman, Kossmann, Kassman

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Kossman Family Origin

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Kossman Family Occupations

What did your Kossman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kossman occupation in the USA was Butcher. 27% of Kossman's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Kossman family was Farmer. Butcher, Baker and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kossman.

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  • Butcher

    27%
  • Baker

    9%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

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

Kossman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kossman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kossman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kossman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Kossman in 1956 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kossman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kossman 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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