Kakos Family History

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Kakos Name Meaning

Greek: Reduced form of surnames prefixed with the epithet kakos ‘bad’, ‘mean’, for example, Kakopetros ‘Peter the mean’. Iranian: from a Persian personal name, Kaykaus, meaning ‘just’, ‘noble’. This was the name of a king of Iran (died 1058). Hungarian: habitational name from a place in Szatmár county. Hungarian: variant spelling of Kakas, from kakas ‘rooster’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a rooster or a metonymic occupational name for a farmer who kept chickens.

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

Similar surnames: Makos, Kos, Bakos, Rokos, Banos, Kaas, Markos, Mikos, Karol, Amos

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Kakos Family Origin

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Kakos Family Occupations

What did your Kakos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Waiter and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kakos. 34% of Kakos men worked as a Waiter

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Waiter
  • New Worker
  • Electrician
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cashier

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kakos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 716 census records available for the last name Kakos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kakos 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 391 immigration records available for the last name Kakos. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 227 military records available for the last name Kakos. For the veterans among your Kakos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kakos Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kakos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kakos in 1951 was 45, and 88 in 2004.

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