Kotara Family History

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Kotara Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from kotara ‘curtain’. Czech (Kot’ara): nickname for a lame person, from the Czech dialect word kot’ara ‘leg’. Czech: from the personal name Chtebor. Possibly also a reduced form of Greek Kotaras or Kotaridis, derivatives of the personal name Kotas, a pet form of Konstantinos (see Constantine), + the augmentative suffix -aras.

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

Similar surnames: Kotas, Kara, Kotar, Kotula, Kozar, Tara, Komar, Obara, Komara, Kolar

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Kotara Family Origin

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Kotara Family Occupations

What did your Kotara ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kotara occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Kotara's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Kotara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 681 census records available for the last name Kotara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kotara 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 93 immigration records available for the last name Kotara. 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 180 military records available for the last name Kotara. For the veterans among your Kotara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kotara Life Expectancy

What is the average Kotara lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kotara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kotara in 1963 was 61, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kotara 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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