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Kotar Family History

Kotar Name Meaning

topographic or status name for someone who lived in a cottage, from Middle High German kote ‘cottage’, formed with an agent noun suffix -ar. topographic name for someone who lived in a corner of a valley or plain, from kot ‘corner’, or a habitational name for someone from any of the numerous places called Kot, named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Kozar, Kosar, Hoar, Kober, Kotas, Kotara, Kotz, Kolter, Tobar, Cota

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Where is the Kotar family from?

You can see how Kotar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kotar family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Kotar families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Kotar families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 39% of all the recorded Kotar's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kotar families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kotar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kotar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Miner was the top reported job for people in the US named Kotar. 57% of Kotar men worked as a Miner.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Miner
    57%
  • Laborer
    35%
  • Proprietor
    9%
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Census Records

There are 675 census records available for the last name Kotar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kotar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 369 immigration records available for the last name Kotar. 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 Cards

There are 173 military records available for the last name Kotar. For the veterans among your Kotar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kotar lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kotar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kotar in 1961 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

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