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Kulis Family History

Kulis Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from a derivative of kula ‘ball’ (see Kula, Kulka). Czech (Kuliš): from a short form of the personal name Mikuláš, Czech form of Nicholas. Latvian and Lithuanian (also Kulys): descriptive epithet for a lame person, from kulys ‘lame’.

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


Similar surnames: Kulik, Kulas, Kula, Kubis, Kolis, Kalis, Kuras, Klos, Kuklis, Kubik

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Where is the Kulis family from?

You can see how Kulis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kulis family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kulis families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Kulis families living in Ohio. This was about 75% of all the recorded Kulis's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kulis families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kulis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kulis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kulis. 59% of Kulis men worked as a Laborer and 35% of Kulis women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kulis were Roofer and Nurse. .

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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

  • Laborer
    59%
  • Machinist
    8%
  • Machine Operator
    5%
  • Roofer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    35%
  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Nurse
    10%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kulis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kulis 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 687 immigration records available for the last name Kulis. 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 734 military records available for the last name Kulis. For the veterans among your Kulis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kulis lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kulis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kulis in 1945 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

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