Kossow Family History

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Kossow Name Meaning

Jewish: German and Polish spelling of eastern Ashkenazic Kossov (see Kossoff).

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


Similar surnames: Koslow, Kossoff, Koss, Rossow, Dassow, Kussow, Kelson, Krakow, Snow

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Kossow Family Origin

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Kossow Family Occupations

What did your Kossow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kossow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Kossow's were Farmers. Farmer and Ch. St. P. R. R. Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kossow. A less common occupation for the Kossow family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Ch. St. P. R. R. Clerk

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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

Kossow Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kossow Life Expectancy

What is the average Kossow lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kossow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Kossow in 1948 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kossow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kossow 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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