Kozel Family History

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Kozel Name Meaning

Ukrainian, Belorussian, Czech, Slovenian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Slavic kozel ‘buck’, ‘billy goat’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a buck or a goat, or else a metonymic occupational name for a goatherd. Americanized form of Slovenian Koželj or Kožel, a nickname or occupational name from koželj ‘upper part of a spindle’ (part of a spinning wheel).

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


Similar surnames: Kopel, Kober, Kobel, Koziol, Kozar, Kosel, Kogel, Kuzel, Kozik, Bogel

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Kozel Family Origin

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Kozel Family Occupations

What did your Kozel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kozel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kozel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kozel family was Lumber Yard. Farmer, Brewer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kozel.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Brewer

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Lumber Yard

    10%

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

Kozel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kozel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kozel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Kozel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kozel in 1952 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kozel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kozel 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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