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Kouba Name Meaning

Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Jakub, Czech form of Jacob.

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


Similar surnames: Kuba, Koba, Koubek, Kubo, Kubat, Kubal, Korda, Kula, Kosa, Kube

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Where is the Kouba family from?

You can see how Kouba families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kouba family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Kouba families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 23 Kouba families living in Illinois. This was about 31% of all the recorded Kouba's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kouba families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kouba surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kouba ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kouba. 28% of Kouba men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Kouba women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kouba were Manager and Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farming
    11%
  • Manager
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kouba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kouba 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kouba. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kouba. For the veterans among your Kouba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kouba lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Kouba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kouba in 1952 was 66, and 75 in 2004.

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