Kuhs Family History

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Kuhs Name Meaning

German: from Middle Low German kuse ‘cudgel’, ‘club’, probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of clubs or as a nickname for a stocky person.

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


Similar surnames: Kuhl, Ruhs, Kuhr, Kehs, Puls, Kuss, Kus, Uhr, Kuhn, Fuhs

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Kuhs Family Origin

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Kuhs Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kuhs occupation in the USA was Cooper. 14% of Kuhs's were Coopers. A less common occupation for the Kuhs family was Engineer. Cooper, Blacksmith and Carpet Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kuhs.

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  • Cooper

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carpet Weaver

    7%
  • Engineer

    7%

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Kuhs Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kuhs Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kuhs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kuhs in 1963 was 78, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kuhs 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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