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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Brewer

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Lumber Yard

    10%

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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Kozel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kozel

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