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Kovacs Name Meaning

Hungarian (Kovács): occupational name for a blacksmith, Hungarian kovács, a loanword from Slavic.

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


Similar surnames: Kovac, Kovach, Kovack, Kovats, Kopas, Koval, Kopack, Lovas, Kocsis

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Kovacs Family Origin

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Kovacs Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kovacs occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 100% of Kovacs's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

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Kovacs Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kovacs Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kovacs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1950. The average life expectancy for Kovacs in 1945 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kovacs 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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